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Military Qualifications

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Shauna Kinghorn

on 21 May 2014

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Transcript of Military Qualifications

Family
You can enlist whether you are single or married. If you are single and have dependents under age 18, you may only be eligible for certain branches of service. If you are single and have more than two dependents under the age of 18, you may not be allowed to enlist.
Citizenship
You must be a U.S. citizen or meet certain immigration standards to join.
Physical And Medical Exam
You must be healthy and meet minimum vision standards to join the military. While some past medical problems can be waived, physical and mental disabilities cannot. Other conditions that will prevent you from enlisting include diabetes, severe allergies, epilepsy, alcoholism, drug addiction, and other diseases.

There are minimum and maximum weight limits depending on your gender, age, and height. Generally, men must be between 5'0" and 6'8". Women must be between 4'10" and 6'8".
Moral Character
The military is a disciplined organization and places a great deal of trust in each of its service members. Recruits must have good moral character. The military checks court records, juvenile delinquency, arrests, and drug use.
Education
Recruits with high school diplomas are preferred by the military. You may be able to enlist with a GED, but the armed forces have been allowing fewer and fewer GED-holders in. To become a commissioned officer, you must have a college degree.
Military Qualification
Age
You probably already know that you must be 18 to join the military without parental consent.

What you may not know is that there is a maximum age limit. If you are over that age you may not join the military.

Maximum ages:

Army: 35 years
Navy: 34 years
Air Force: 27 years
Marine Corps: 29 years
Coast Guard: 27 years
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