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Will the army except me for Infantry or any other jobs that involve fighting?

I am 5'5" and I weigh 105 lbs. I am starting to work out so I can gain weight and muscle at the same time. I am also 18 years of age. What if you don't know what you want to do in the army? Will they put you where you are the best at?

Asked By: - 6/26/2011
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ACCEPT ACCEPT ACCEPT. your ASVAB line scores determine what you are eligible for.
Answered By: Mrsjvb - 6/27/2011
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depends on Your asvab scores
Answered By: The Libertarian Mammoth - 6/26/2011
 
they will"accept" you for what ever you are qualified for
Answered By: Ed - 6/26/2011
 
The Army will accept you for whatever job you want, as long as your ASVAB (written test) score is high enough, and there are slots available. Combat Arms are usually always available. Once you leave for OSUT you'll do about 4 months of training then leave for you first duty station... More
Answered By: Steve - 6/26/2011
 
They will give you an aptitude test, to see where your knowledge lies and fields where you might learn a trade. When you are in the U.S. Army, your primary M.O.S.,(job), will always be a soldier, (11B), Infantry. I was 5'6" and 135 lbs. when I went into the service at age 17. That was 26 years ago. There are some... More
Answered By: Dean - 6/26/2011
 
Dude, you better put some weight on. You can easily be lugging nearly 90 lbs of gear around
Answered By: AJ - 6/26/2011
 
Don't join yet. Not to be mean but you need to be strong enough to hold an M249. Wait a year, eat up, build muscle, and drink milk. Preferably muscle milk. If you do join now your an idiot because 1. you need to be able to carry your weapon and 2. you will get picked on. but get bigger and then join... More
Answered By: Adam Klebe - 6/26/2011
 
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