Military Careers – United States Military
United States Military
The military has trained many generations to become upstanding citizens. The training received in the newest technologies, in mechanics, in communications, and in the many other fields offered through the armed services are skills that are required to succeed in the future.
Recruiters from all branches are willing to meet with interested students at LCHS through the College and Career Visits. They act as motivators for these students to make sure that they graduate with the required courses and grade point averages.
The following links will take you directly into each military branch of service.
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The military has developed a test called the ASVAB, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, which measures a student’s aptitudes and abilities. Once this test is completed and scored, a recruiter will meet with a student to discuss the results. For more information about the ASVAB please contact a recruiter with the service branch you are interested in. Also, check out the following links:
MILITARY EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The United States service academies, also known as the United States military academies, are federal academies for the undergraduate education and training of commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces.
There are five U.S. service academies:
- The United States Military Academy (USMA) in West Point, New York, founded in 1802.
- The United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland, founded in 1845.
- The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, founded in 1954.
- The United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) in New London, Connecticut, founded in 1876.
- The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in Kings Point, New York, founded in 1943.
If you have any questions about how to apply to these academies, please contact the CHS College & Career Advisor for more information.