Shut Out of the Military: Today’s High School Education Doesn’t Mean You’re Ready for Today’s Army

The Education Trust

December 21, 2010

 

A report released on Dec. 21, 2010, by the Education Trust casts a harsh light on the number of youth eligible to serve in the military. The report analyzes data of the nearly 350,000 high school graduates aged 17 to 20 who applied for entry into the U.S. Army between 2004 and 2009 and took the U.S. Department of Defense’s Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Passing the ASVAB is a prerequisite for enlistment in the U.S. armed forces.

A report released on Dec. 21, 2010, by the Education Trust casts a harsh light on the number of youth eligible to serve in the military. The report analyzes data of the nearly 350,000 high school graduates aged 17 to 20 who applied for entry into the U.S. Army between 2004 and 2009 and took the U.S. Department of Defense’s Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Passing the ASVAB is a prerequisite for enlistment in the U.S. armed forces.
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