In the past joining the military was an endeavor that was largely unknown. A person could be told a lot of information, but in the end it was not possible to know very much of what to expect. Well, with the information age it is now possible to learn a great deal of information about what boot camp is all about, as well as what military life is about. You want to be a person that is ready before you go to see the recruiter. If you take the time to do your legwork, then when you do go to see the recruiter then you will be able to ask lots of questions, and be in a good position to learn all you can. Much of military service involves being able to choose the type of specialty that fits you the best.
To succeed in enlisting in the Military you have to have some sort of a plan. What do you enjoy doing ? What are your interests? Make a list of questions before you go to see the recruiter. Not only is this an excellent idea, you will impress the recruiter as a person that is squared away and really are serious about your enlistment. but you have to have information to be informed, otherwise you cannot make wise and sound decisions about your future. Arrange an appointment so that you can take your time, but when you do make sure you are a couple of minutes early. Searching on the Internet is an excellent idea, take the time to look up different jobs with different services and branches of the Military. If you take the time to make a list, then select the top two branches of the Armed forces that you are interested in, and that have tasks or jobs that you think you would do well in. Talk to the military recruiter when you are able to spend at least and hour, and relax, take your time. Take a friend with you, and then ask all the questions you can. Sit down and write down the different questions you think you might want to ask, as well as any questions that you gain from your Internet Search. Make sure to ask about any area that your are interested in, as well as guaranteed jobs, guaranteed schools, and other things that you will be able to achieve if you enlist.
What sort of skills and qualifications do you seek to develop, and what qualifications do you already have? Look for things that are in areas that match the skills and aptitudes that you have already. Ultimately, when it comes to your future in the military or elsewhere, you are in the driver seat.