ENLISTED CAREERS-GENERAL ENLISTMENT REQUIREMENTS
|Age||Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 years. If age 17, parents' signed consent is required.|
Must be a U.S. citizen or have been legally admitted to the United States for permanent residence and possess immigration and naturalization documents.
|Males: Physical Condition (Some military occupations have additional requirements.)||Height:
5'0" to 6'8"
Weight: 100 lb to 255 lb
|Females: Physical Condition (Some military occupations have additional requirements.)||
Height: 4'10" to
|Vision (in general) (Some military occupations have additional requirements.)||At least 20/400 or 20/200 vision corrected to 20/20 with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Depth perception and color blindness is also tested.|
|General Health||Must be able to pass a medical exam.|
|Education||High school is now a requirement in most enlisted occupations.|
|Aptitude||Must qualify for enlistment on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test.|
|Background Investigation||Background investigation must reveal that person is of strong moral character.|
|Marital Status and Dependents||May be either single or married, with or without dependents.|