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Recruits receive oath of enlistment.

When you're done with MEPS, it's time to take the oath and head out to basic training.

Army recruits at an enlistment ceremony.

Army recruiting is facing "significant challenges" in its mission to find young Americans qualified for service.

A group of basic trainees perform formation and parade drills in preparation of their graduation on Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Air Force

The military branches have several basic training locations. Your destination depends on several factors.

Recruit Esra D. Mullner

Following high school Mullner waited numerous months for medical waivers before finally being accepted into recruit training.

Air Force boot camp march instructor.

Once you get the hang of stationary drill commands, your training instructor will take it to the next level and have you march.

Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is considering a number of dramatic changes to handle potential upcoming recruiting challenges.

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Stationary drill consists of drill movements that are accomplished without marching.

Staff. Sgt. Ruta Shibeshi

Staff Sgt. Ruta Shibeshi is an Airman in the U.S. Air Force, and through it has found family, friends and a place to belong.

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