How hard is it for a small girl joining the army? 5'1 and 92 lbs?
I am joining the army (mainly bc the recruiters are a lot more helpful than the af recruiters around here) and i was wondering if you knew any small girls that went through basic and made it? Or do you think it's impossible for me? This is what I truly want to do. I'm 5'1 and 92 lbs currently but I'm gaining the weight properly and working out to gain muscle mass.
Asked By: robyn524 - 6/24/2010
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Like with any job in the Army, it's about the mental capacity you have, not just the physical side of things... More
Answered By: Sergeant DZO - 6/24/2010
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Depends on what you want to do. I think being a pilot's out of the question because of specific height/arm length requirements.
Answered By: Nomi - 6/24/2010
They will take anyone who will go to afganistan. Don't worry about it.
Answered By: Balto - 6/24/2010
You will be fine. I am 5'0" and 110. I made it and have been in the Army for quite some time now.
Answered By: Am - 6/24/2010
We knew a teeney little girl who was in the AF, about your size. I think it's a great job for anybody, but please consider your abilities when you choose your job! This chick would always ask the guys in the shop to move heavy things for her. Totally annoying...
Answered By: Leosmom - 6/24/2010
I had a SGt who was 4 feet something so join.
Answered By: Cinnamon Girl - 6/25/2010
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