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In America’s Navy, opportunity is everywhere. Make a living as a rescue swimmer. Spend your days launching jets off aircraft carriers. Turn your problem-solving skills into cyberwarfare expertise. Bring humanitarian relief to victims of disaster. Wherever your passions lie, the most versatile branch of the military will forge your skills with state-of-the-art – 

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The world around us shapes us into who we are. The people you meet, the places you go and the experiences you have can change you for life. In the Navy that change agent is none other than the sea. These waters carry us across the globe, transform our perspective and empower our strength. It unites us, inspires us and forges the greatest defense in the world.


• Be a U.S. citizen • Be between the ages of 17—39 to enlist or be between 19—42 to become an Officer • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent (Enlisted) or have a four-year degree from an accredited university (Officer) • Have a qualifying score on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batter (ASVAB) test (Enlisted) or the Officer Aptitude Rating (OAR) and Aviation Selection Test Battery (Officer) • Pass the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) medical exam • Meet the physical, mental and moral standards of the Navy *If you are not yet 18, you need parental consent in order to join. Learn More About Requirements to Join: https://www.navy.com/joining-the-navy/requirements-to-join?activity=1251812


A job in the Navy is more than a 9 to 5 paycheck. From repairing fighter jets, operating nuclear reactors and tracking weather patterns, to diving into the deep, flying into the stratosphere and defending our nation’s networks in the dark, the Fleet has nearly every job you can imagine. Explore Navy Careers: https://www.navy.com/careers?activity=1251812


Serving your country doesn’t mean sacrificing your earnings. The Navy offers pay and benefits that rival the private sector, ensuring you can support yourself, your family and your ambitions in full. From generous bonuses and travel perks to full healthcare coverage and retirement plans you will be set for life. Learn more about Navy Pay: https://www.navy.com/what-to-expect/military-pay-and-benefits?activity=1251812


If you are looking to advance your education, the Navy will help you pay for it. Our programs are set up to bring you success in whatever subject interests you most. The more you know, the better we can defend as one. Explore more Benefits: https://www.navy.com/what-to-expect/military-pay-and-benefits?activity=1251812


Just because you put on a uniform doesn’t mean you lose your individuality. Sailors have just as many interests as you do—from volunteering in their communities to sports, gaming and spending time with families and friends, they continue to do what they love while they serve. Explore life in the Navy: https://www.navy.com/life-in-the-navy/life-as-a-sailor?activity=1251812


The Navy is the military branch with the widest reach. We touch every corner of the globe with our Fleet, and that means that we need people from all walks of life with all variations of experiences to better our impact. If you hear the call to serve and want to make a difference in the world, the Fleet has a place for you. Odds are that you will meet many Sailors who share in this goal. Start Your Journey: https://www.navy.com/local