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What is the cutoff age for the army?


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The cut for prior service is based on you age and the amount of years you have left to make your 20 years. I just enlisted back into the Army National Guard at 51.


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The maximum age to join the military is 40 years old.

Answered - Sergeant (Former Employee) - Fort Campbell, KY

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50 years old. Our bodies just can't hang with the younger soldiers.

Answered - Lead trainer / platoon sergeant (Former Employee) - Ft. Bliss, TX

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37 years old.

Answered - Paralegal Specialist (Former Employee) - Fort Campbell, KY

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I think the cutoof age is 39?

Answered - 92A Automated Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) - Philadelphia, PA

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32 years old is the cutoff age for the Army

Answered - Senior Radio Operator- Maintainer (Current Employee) - Fort Stewart, GA

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The Army has the highest cutoff age for new recruits at 42, which was increased from 35 in 2006.

Answered - Squad Leader/Team Leader (Former Employee) - Charleston, WV

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This is something that can be discussed with a recruiter

Answered - Laboratory Technician (Current Employee) - Bordentown, NJ

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35 years of age

Answered - Security guard (Current Employee) - Fort Carson, CO

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36 years old for enlistment.

Answered - Field Artillery (Former Employee) - Fort Bragg, NC

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