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JOINING THE NAVY

Unlock every opportunity with America’s Navy

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No matter your background and interests, there is a place for you among our ranks. Explore the topics below to learn about the application process, ways to join, enlistment bonuses and incentives, service requirements, training and more.

Your Navy Role

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WAYS TO JOIN

Learn more about the ways to join the U.S. Navy.

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Requirements to Join

Learn what is required to join the Navy as a Sailor.

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Earn Enlistment Bonuses

What you'll earn by position.

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PREPARE FOR YOUR JOURNEY

Resources to help you prepare for the journey ahead.

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