If you want to start off on the right foot you should take some time and get yourself prepared. The U.S. Army has very specific and challenging requirements, both before you join and once you have become a soldier. Give yourself the edge you need by studying for the appropriate tests and and physical challenges that you will face.
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)
The ASVAB is a very important test for potential soldiers. The results of this test will determine your career in the military. Your Military Occupation Specialties (MOS) will be determined by your scores on the ASVAB.
- Get ASVAB Basics
- ASVAB Test Design
- How the Test is Scored
- Test Prep & Tips
- ASVAB Scores for Careers
- Dos and Dont’s
- Sample Test
Get In Shape
The U.S. Army wants you in great physical condition. The work required by the U.S. Army is often very demanding and it all starts when you go to sign up. You are required to pass certain physical requirements just to get in so before you sign up, get in shape.
Basic Training (Bootcamp)
Basic Combat Training (BCT) is a nine-week training course (not including the "Reception" week) where recruits go through the process of becoming full-fledged Soldiers. Throughout the process, you will learn new rules, learn to trust yourself and understand what it means to be an Army of One.