Signing up for the military isn't like taking a job or registering for a camp or school. It is a serious decision that has lifelong consequences. Recruiters are quick to emphasize the good points about being in the military, but there are many downsides. What recruiters say about life in the military at best omits many facts. At worst, recruiters tell out and out lies to sign up recruits.
Do You Know Enough to Enlist?
- Military recruiters and ads promise a lot. Before you join, take a good look at what you're getting into. See our publications page to order the "Do You Know Enough to Enlist?" brochure in English and Spanish.