The national command was 4,000 enlistments behind its annual goal by the end of June.
COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on military recruiting.
The bonuses are part of the final push to meet the Army's end-strength goal of 485,000 by Sept. 30.
Gabriel Mendez Ramirez shipped off to Marine Corps boot camp in late May with a whole lot less baggage than he used to carry.
The first Space Force ad, revealed earlier this month, gave viewers a glimpse into what a Space Force job might look like.
Keesler Air Force Base will become an alternative location for basic military training for the foreseeable future.
The goal is not only to attract pilots with the cutting-edge systems, but also future maintainers and crew chiefs.
For now, the military will continue using its existing medical standards for prospective recruits.
Master Chief Navy Counselor Franklin Tiongco was removed from his job after leaders lost confidence in his judgment.
The Navy is spending roughly $1.1 million to send about 500 recruits each week to the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park.