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Selective Service: All males 18 years of age must register within 30 days of turning 18.


Are you interested in joining the military? When it comes to learning about the Military, knowing where to start your research may seem daunting. Don't worry! The first steps to considering service include understanding the Military's basic entrance requirements, exploring the different Service branches and deciding between enlisted and officer career paths.

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Army: As the oldest branch of the U.S. Military, the Army protects the security of the United States and its resources.

Marines: The Marine Corps is often first on the ground in combat situations.

Navy: The Navy defends the right to travel and trade freely on the world's oceans and protects national interests overseas.

Air Force: The U.S. Air Force protects American interests at home and abroad with a focus on air power.

Coast Guard: The Coast Guard protects America's waterways and deploys with the Navy during wartime.


Another option is to go to college first, then join the military. If you are thinking of becoming a military officer, this may be the route for you.

You can go to any college and join ROTC

Or join a four year academy:

U.S. Naval Academy 

U.S. Military Academy

U.S. Air Force Academy

U.S. Coast Guard Academy 

SCHOLARSHIPS is proud to award a $5,000 scholarship towards any education related expense to the winner of our first essay contest about the different ways in which addiction and mental illness affects veterans today. Deadline: May 1, 2018. Link to application and eligibility guidelines.


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