The United States Armed Forces
The military is made up of six branches, each with its own active-duty and part-time components. Each branch varies in the level of service commitment, location and how its members contribute to the overall mission of protecting our country.
Why the Military?
The military offers many different opportunities; training, education, travel, and salaries.
- Learn about the various opportunities the military has to offer and see if it is right for you.
- Talk with your parent(s) and/or guardian(s).
- Review Eligibility Requirements for information on how to join.
- Choose the path that is right for you.
- Meet with a Recruiter. A recruiter is the best resource for you if you are interested in the military.
- Take the ASVAB Test.
- Go to the MEPS website and choose a specialty/branch
- Request your transcript in May to be sent to the recruiter/branch.
- Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Test is offered once a year at Grayson High School.
- The exam will be given at GHS on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 8:30am - 11:30am. Students are required to sign up for the ASVAB exam. Sign-up for the ASVAB will be open from December 12, 2022 through January 13, 2023.
- You must have a high school diploma to join the military.