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What Women Should Know Before Joining the Army

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When I was in the army I felt like I didn't have to worry

All you need to know about Army basic training

You've been to MEPs, taken the ASVAB, passed the medical exams, and signed a contract. Now you're waiting to ship to basic combat training. It's normal to be nervous and excited. Basic training is an experience of a lifetime. I wouldn't repeat it...

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Advice for New Soldiers Joining the Army: How to Make it Through Basic Training

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Walt Disney-WW1-rejected by the Army for being too young, he joined the Red Cross. Sent to France for a year where he drove ambulances-1918.

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How to Get Fit for the Army Basic Training

Basic training is anything but basic. Preparing the body for Army basic training will demand the best from you -- and then some. The elite offices of the military do not allow anything mediocre to pass through their training protocol. Therefore getting fit and strong in preparation for this life-changing endeavor is of prime importance. Every area...

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Advice for New Soldiers Joining the Army: How to Make it Through Basic Training

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Acknowledging women's role in the sustainable food movement

Patriotic Poster ★ Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps Recruitment Poster from 1943 World War II, Pitch in and Help! Join the Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps, text over a collage women with Women's Land Army armbands performing assorted farm

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A Top-Ranking Black Female Officer Harriet M. Waddy: She was one of the two highest-ranking black officers in the women's Army Corps in World War II. She said that joining the segregated military ''and accepting a situation which does not represent an ideal of democracy'' was not ''a retreat from our fight'' but ''our contribution to its realization,'' according to the New York Times. Before entering the military, she was an aide to Mary McLeod Bethune.

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