As a military recruiter, one of the most common questions you may receive is, "Can I join the military if I have a felony?" The military recruiting felons is a bit hard to understand. This question doesn't have a simple yes or no answer. Every branch of the military is different when it comes to military recruiting and they all have specific standards. However, there are … [Read more...] about Military Recruiting: Felons in the Military
Can You Join the Military with an STD?
Before answering this very important question, it's important to understand, not all STDs are the same. Personal transmitted diseases can range from easily curable to life-threatening. If you want to join the military with an STD, whether you qualify or you don't will depend on which STD you have. Most STDs won't disqualify you from joining the military. When you look at the … [Read more...] about Can You Join the Military with an STD?
Can you Join the Military if You’re Deaf?
When you decide to join the military, the process is far different than applying for a normal job. You may not qualify, as not everybody is fit for military service. Military recruiting is a much different process and requires certain standards before you can be fully considered. While Congress and the courts stick to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which provides … [Read more...] about Can you Join the Military if You’re Deaf?
What Does D-Day Mean?
On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which, ?we will accept nothing less than full victory.? More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day?s … [Read more...] about What Does D-Day Mean?
Can I Join the Military if I am Obese?
Many myths have floated around about military recruiting and obesity for many years. Sometimes, potential recruits think they cannot join the military because they are not currently in the best of shape. It's a myth to think that every recruit looking to join the military has to be in great shape the day they sign up. With today's youth trending towards obesity, the … [Read more...] about Can I Join the Military if I am Obese?