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A great choice if you want to serve your country, learn a skill while you earn, work in any of 4,000 occupations, save for college or attend college.
The military may be a good first job choice for you and/or a way to put aside money for college. The Armed Forces offer many training programs which prepare young men and women for civilian jobs. Pamphlets describing the variety of military training programs are available in the Career Center.
An Opportunity
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is available annually at no cost to students. It can be used alone or as part of the ASVAB Career Exploration Program to assist you in discovering your skills and possible career choices. Visit or ask your counselor about it.

Online test prep for the ASVAB can be found at , and
Your Responsibility
Draft Registration: Upon reaching 18 years of age all males are required to register for the Selective Service. Register at any Post Office or online at
General Information: Today’s Military
Guide to Military Careers
Branch of Service Information:
U.S. Army 1-800-USA-ARMY
U.S. Air Force 1-800-423-USAF
U.S. Navy 1-800-USA-NAVY
U.S. Marines 1-800-MARINES
U.S. Coast Guard 1-800-423-8883
Army National Guard   1-800-GOGUARD
Air National Guard   1-800-TOGOANG
Enlistment Options:
Regular Enlistment Program
Qualified young men and women have a wide choice of assignments and guaranteed training, free room and board, and an opportunity for travel. Salaries start at approximately $1,100 a month; benefits include 30 days paid vacation, complete medical and dental coverage. The criteria to qualify are becoming more selective. High School graduation is particularly important.
Reserve Enlistment Programs
All reserve enlistment programs require active duty time, recruit training, and technical schooling in a military specialty or occupation. The active duty period varies among the different branches (Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marines). All programs are open to enlistees 17 years of age. Enlistment offices are listed in the telephone directory under United State Government.
College Options (ROTC and Academies):
Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force ROTC (Reserve Office Training Corps)
ROTC enables a college student to earn an academic degree in their major, as well as an officer’s commission at the same time. When your obligatory service is completed, you can select a military career or leave the service for a civilian career. Those who elect to stay may qualify to pursue graduate studies at government expense. ROTC programs are available at selected colleges and universities. Nursing scholarships are also available. For information, contact your counselor early in your junior year.
Military Academies (College/Universities)
All candidates (except those interested in the United States Coast Guard Academy) must secure a Congressional nomination. Candidates for admission to the military academies must be citizens of the United States; must have reached their 17th, but not their 22ndbirthday; and must meet rigid scholastic and medical qualifications. See your counselor for application procedures
U.S. Air Force Academy Colorado Springs, CO 80914
U.S. Coast Guard Academy New London, CT 06320
U.S. Military Academy West Point, NY 10996
U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, MD 21402
Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, NY 11024
Before signing any contract for military service, discuss the terms of the contract with your parent/guardian . 

2019 - 2020 RECRUITERS

U.S. ARMY Recruiting Office 916-684-1571  
Sgt. Bolton 279-444-2505
Sgt. 916-752-6215
CA ARMY NAT GUARD Recruiting Office  
Spc. Grewe 916-233-7614 Friday
U.S. NAVY Recruiting Office 916-691-6534  
Petty Officer McKinney 510-684-6666 Monday
U.S. AIR FORCE Recruiting Office 916-683-9320  
TSgt. Miller 916-705-3548 Tuesday
U.S. AIR FORCE RESERVE Recruiting Office 916-395-7104  
TSgt.Csik 916-505-7709
TSgt. Siongco    916-203-5732 
Regular and Reserve
Recruiting Office 916-686-1332  
Sgt. Hadorn 916-204-8972 Thursday