Military Branches

Air Force


U.S. Marine Corps


U.S. Coast Guard

Service Academies

United States Military Academy(West Point)

United States Naval Academy(Annapolis)

United States Air Force Academy

United States Coast Guard Academy

(The Coast Guardreports directly to the Department of the Navyonly in wartime; in peacetime it falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation.)

United States Merchant Marine Academy

(The Merchant Marine Academyhas a close relationship with the U.S. armed forces, as noted in its web site, but is not part of the Defense Department.)

Careers in the Military

Careers in the Military

ASVAB Program: This program is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.