Know What to Ask Before Meeting the Recruiter

Navy Recruiting District San Diego
Aviation Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Dennis Hardison, a recruiter with Navy Recruiting District San Diego, reviews recruiting documents at Navy Recruiting Station Poway, California. (Chief Mass Communication Specialist Carla Burdt/U.S. Navy)

The military is a confusing place. Maybe you're a recruit trying to find out more about each service. Maybe you're a parent and are unsure about your son or daughter joining the military. Or perhaps you're a teacher or coach or counselor and want to find out more before your student/pupil joins.

You have questions, and we have answers. Below, you will find questions and answers from many different angles. To get the best perspective possible, we recommend reading all of the questions -- the better informed you are, the better your decisions will be.

Frequently asked questions

20 questions for recruiters

Medical questions for you

Air Force questions

Army questions

Coast Guard questions

Marine Corps questions

Navy questions

Guard and Reserve questions

Questions for parents

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