Testing for the Armed Forces

If you are interested in joining the military there is still an entrance exam that you have to take. It is called the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB. The ASVAB is will cover topics like math and reading but it also asks questions that cover several other areas in order to determine how qualified you are for certain jobs within the military. Below you can find out more information on the specific scores and requirements of each branch. 

Military Requirements by Branch

Air Force

  • Be between the ages of 17-27. *

  • Have no more than two dependents.

  • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude test.

  • Minimum AFQT Score: 50

Army

  • Be between the ages of 17-34. *

  • Have no more than two dependents.

  • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude test

  • Minimum AFQT Score: 31

Coast Guard

  • Be between the ages of 17- 39*

  • Have no more than two dependents.

  • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test.

  • Minimum AFQT Score: 45

  • Have a willingness to serve on or around the water.

Marines

  • Meet exacting physical, mental, and moral standards.

  • Be between the ages of 17-29. *

  • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test.

  • Minimum AFQT Score: 32

  • Women are eligible to enlist in all occupational exception of combat arms specialties: infantry, tank and amphibian tractor crew.

 

Navy

  • Be between the ages of 17-34. *

  • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test.

  • Minimum AFQT Score: 50

  • Women are eligible to enlist in all occupational fields, with the exception of serving in the Navy Seals or on submarines.

Contact a Recruiter

Master Sergeant Denise Kemp

denise.jackson_kemp.1@us.af.mil

336-451-7367  

Gunnery Sergeant Jason Carter

jason.carter@marines.usmc.mil

919-526-7810  

https://www.jotform.com/202614270301035

Xavier Ray

xavier.ray@navy.mil

919-440-8349