Who was the first woman to join the military?

Answer The first known woman to join the United States Military was Deborah Sampson. According to, at 21 she enlisted in the Continental Army as a man under the name of Robert Shur... Read More »

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I graduated from the Seaborne Military Academy in 2006 with a GED. Why can't I join the military?

You can. Each service has a different percentage they are allowed to recruit with GEDs and they give GED applicants a hard time, but you can join with a GED.

If you join ROTC in college do you have to join the military?

Joining the Reserve Officers' Training Corps does not mean that you have to join the military, it means that if the military needs you they can call you up for service. Theoretically, in times of p... Read More »

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Can men join the military at age 40?

In the United States, men and women who are age 40 can only join the U.S. Army, which will accept service members for active duty up to age 42. The maximum ages for joining the other branches are a... Read More »