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Old 05-01-2009, 10:32 AM
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Default no GED...Ft Jackson C

im 17 and i have dropped out of high school to help my mom while she had cancer and i dont have a ged and was wonder if the army could help me get a ged....and i live in NC and was wondering about that program at Ft Jackson SC
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:36 AM
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Wish I could tell ya what to do. I would start by asking a recruiter in your area. In my opinion, it would probably be better for you to get your GED prior to enlisting. Right now, the Army is tight on jobs, so they might not accept you without one.
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:38 AM
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ok...and is there a place in the forums about recruiting question...i couldnt find it...
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Old 05-01-2009, 10:42 AM
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Post it under "Enlistment Information". MSG Glenn might have some good advice for you.
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:11 PM
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ok thanks alot Sarge....u been a good help...
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Old 05-01-2009, 09:17 PM
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Hey buddy, I was accepted to the prep school at jackson. I believe the qualifications were just that you needed to score above 50 on the ASVAB, and take a small survey type test at meps. Although, when I was granted the opportunity, on APR 8th, i was told that they were closing the program even if you have a GED they might not take you. Best bet, call your recruiter and have him call MEPS and see when they start taking people again.
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