However, it's not easy. While you can enlist into any branch of the US armed forces without having a high school diploma, you must have a GED. In addition, you should be aware that only a small percentage of overall enlistees will be allowed entry in the military with only a GED each year.
The Air Force allows less than one percent of annual enlistments to be recruits without a high school diploma. The Marines have the next highest standards. No more than five percent of Marine recruits can be GED-holders. The Army allows no more than ten percent each year, and the Navy limits GED enlistments to no more than five to ten percent each year.
There are always many, many more GED-holders who want to enlist than there are available slots, so -- even to be considered -- a GED holder must score much higher on the ASVAB, than a high school diploma recruit.
However, if a recruit has 15 or more college credits, he/she is in the exact same enlistment category as a high school diploma holder.
Most, if not all, the branches require you to be a graduate or have a GED. As for the underage, you have to be emancipated or a parent/legal gardian must sign to authorize. I was one week shy of 18 and had graduated from HS when I joined, and my Dad still had to sign on the dotted line...
can u join the army with a high school equivelence deploma
you only need GED.
Only individuals who have not earned a high school diploma may take the GED .... Council on Education, awards a Maine High School Equivalency Diploma to ...
You can earn your adult high school diploma by equivalency examination or by traditional correspondence study for students ages 16-adult. This is not a GED, but a real high school diploma.
A GED or high school equivalency test.
Which Diploma? A GED? A high school equivalency? Home schooling? Please be more specific.
General Education Development, a series of tests that (when passed) certify that you have an educational level equivalent to a high school graduate. To colleges and businesses, it is the equivalent of a high school diploma, and is for that reason sometimes called a General Equivalency Diploma.
You're required to have a high school diploma or a GED to enlist into the Army.
US army accepts new recruits with high school or equivalent education. Yes you can join army with your high school diploma.
You can have your high school diploma or your GED to get into the army as long as you can pass the mental test your good to go
18 years old and a high school diploma or equivalency.
A high school diploma or a general educational equivalency diploma
You can do anything you want. GED does not stop you from doing anything A GED (General Equivalency Dipoloma) is as good as a high school diploma, so anything you can do with a high school diploma that can be done with a GED, including going to college.
While in the Army I completed my high school and was given a Washington State High School diploma. How can I get a copy of it?