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About the united states military

About the united states military

The U.S. Military consists of six branches, Army, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and National Guard. Reserve and National Guard units perform as active-duty service members on a part-time basis. These troops train close to home, deploying when needed to aid in international conflict or domestic disaster relief.
For many young people, joining the Military means being away from home for the very first time. For others, adjusting to the “military way of life” is a complete 180-degree turn from the life they are currently used to. That’s why it’s important to understand the general processes and conventions that are maintained throughout the Services — from enlistment through Basic Training. And while recruiters can offer specific information regarding each of the branches, we encourage you to research the all of the armed forces, below are a few links to help begin your search.
 
 
AIR FORCE:
https://www.airforce.com
The Air Force provides a rapid, flexible, and lethal air and space capability that can deliver forces anywhere in the world within hours.
Staff Sergeant Kaitlin Curtis
Special Warfare Recruiter
 
 2D Lt  Graciela Hernandez
Title:  Air Force ROTC Scholarship and Admissions Advisor
Email: graciela.hernandez.2@us.af.mil
Phone: 9169563444
ARMY
The largest and oldest service in the U.S. military, the Army provides the ground forces that protect the United States.
Local Recruiter - 
SSG Robbins, Anthony  <anthony.m.robbins2.mil@army.mil>
 
COAST GUARD
The Coast Guard provides law and maritime safety enforcement, marine and environmental protection and military naval support. Part of the Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, the Coast Guard operates under the Navy during times of war.
 
MARINES
A component of the Department of the Navy, the Marine Corps maintains amphibious and ground units for contingency and combat operations.
Local Recruiter - 
StaffSgt. Garrett Graham
garrett.graham@marines.usmc.mil ; 916.203.1016
Website - www.marines.com
 
NATIONAL GUARD
Comprised of the Army National Guard and Air National Guard, the National Guard is a versatile force, supporting combat missions, domestic emergencies, humanitarian efforts, homeland security operations and more.
Local Recruiter - 
 
NAVY
On, above and below the water, the Navy is America's forward-deployed force and is a major deterrent to aggression around the world.
Local Recruiter - 
Tyler Levans: US Navy Recruiter
510.327.9184
rober.t.levans.mil@us.navy.mil
Website: https://www.navy.mil/
 
 
Dandel Sison: Petty Officer Navy Recruiter
dandelpatrick.f.sison.mil@us.navy.mil
916.862.5651
Website - http://www.navy.mil
 
SPACE FORCE
The Space Force organizes, trains,and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force.
Local Recruiter - 
 
 
 

ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY (ASVAB): Will be given April 4th, 2024 at WHS

The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. It is administered annually to more than one million military applicants, high school, and post-secondary students.
If you are serious about joining the military, then get serious about the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
The ASVAB is a timed multi-aptitude test, which is given at over 14,000 schools and Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) nationwide and is developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. Will be given on April 4, 2024 in the College & Career Center. Sign up in the Center or look for info closer to the date.
 
How important is the ASVAB test?
Your scores in four critical areas - Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension and Mathematics Knowledge - count towards your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether you are qualified to enlist in the United States military.
Your scores in the other areas of the ASVAB will determine how qualified you are for certain military occupational specialties and Enlistment Bonuses. A high score will improve your chances of getting the specialty/job and signing bonus you want. Scoring high on the ASVAB will require study and concentration.
 
Click on the link below for more ASVAB information and further links to study guides.