Careers in the Military

Join the Military
Information about preparing to join the military.

Military Careers Online
Information about military careers.

Preparing for post-secondary education & career.

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
Career Assessment for military and civilian jobs.

U.S. Military Academies

All military academies require that applicants be American Citizens, at least 17 years old, and of good moral character. Appointments to the academies are by Congressional nomination and are competitive. All expenses including medical care are paid by the government and students receive additional compensation to cover uniforms, books and personal needs. There is a five year active duty obligation.

United States Air Force Academy, Colorado
United States Naval Academy, Maryland
United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
United States Coast Guard Academy , Connecticut
United States Merchant Marines Academy, New York

U.S. Military Websites

United States Army
United States Navy
United States Marine Corps
United States Air Force
United States Coast Guard  

United States Merchant Marines
Maryland Army National Guard  

Navy/Marines Corps ROTC
Air Force ROTC  

Opportunities for Special Populations

ROTC Scholarships
Outward Bound
Peace Corps
NCAA Clearinghouse House
US Service Academy Nominations  

Career Building Information/Job Sites

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Career Key Interest Assessment:
Job training assistance:
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