The US Army is voluntary, no conscription occurs. In order to enroll in the army, you must pass a series of tests and checks, on which a lot depends. Service is a whole world that will be very different from what you are used to, but there are positive aspects as well. As one of the calls at the assembly point of the US Army says: "If you want to see the world - come to serve in the US Marine Corps!"
It is necessary
green card or American citizenship, graduation diploma, good health
Find the nearest recruiter. This can be done online or by asking people. Come and talk to him. Be extremely careful. Recruiters often take advantage of the fact that many future recruits do not know anything about the army. He will ask several questions, the answers to which will depend on whether or not you qualify for military service. You must have: American citizenship or a green card, age - from 17 to 41 years old, and a high school diploma. You should not be addicted to drugs, be convicted of serious offenses. Must be physically healthy, free from chronic diseases. Must speak, understand and write a little English. If you are 17 years old, you will need written permission from your parents that they are not against your enlistment in the army.
Take the pre-test in mathematics and English. If it is passed successfully, then the recruiter will begin to persuade you to enroll in the army. He will list the benefits and benefits, but the decision must be made only by you. Then fill out a few questionnaires, leave your address and phone number to the recruiter. If, for any reason, you do not answer calls, he will come to your home. After you have agreed and passed the criteria, then you will be taken to a special department for working with conscripts at the nearest military base. Here you also need to pass a series of tests.
After that, your health will be checked, then you go through an interview and from the counselor (chancellor) choose the term of the contract, the work you will do and the place of service. All this will depend on the state of the documents and the test. Sign the contract, before that, read it carefully and make sure that everything is correct, take the oath. After that, you are considered a GI (government issue) and do not belong to yourself. Then you will go to the training part - Basic Combat Training.