Johnson County Army Recruiter

Find Johnson County Iowa Army recruiters, US Army recruiting offices or stations. Army recruiters provide information about enlisting in the Army, military recruitment, Army branches, infantry soldiers, Army ranks, careers and pay, Army Rangers, and military bases.

Iowa City Iowa Army Recruiter 400 South Clinton Street Iowa IA 52240 319-337-6477

About Johnson County Army Recruiters

Johnson County Army Recruiters work for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) to identify qualified applicants to enlist in both the U.S. Army and the Army Reserves in Johnson County, IA. USAREC's work is critical to ensuring the security and readiness of the nation by bringing Johnson County men and women to the Army who will complete their tours of duty and contribute to the nation's defense. The USAREC conducts recruitment from Johnson County recruitment stations, with dozens throughout the country, its territories, and several overseas locations. The USAREC employs approximately 9,500 Army Recruiters to carry out its mission.

You may contact Army Recruiters for questions about:
  • Johnson County Army Recruiting Offices
  • Joining the U.S Army active duty and reserves
  • Basic training and military service
  • Army and Army Reserve enlistment requirements
  • Recruiter interview questions
Joining the Army

Individuals interested in joining the Army are advised to visit Johnson County Army Recruiting Offices to find out more information and proceed with enlistment. Basic requirements applicants must meet include U.S. citizenship or resident alien status, be 18 years of age (17 with parental consent), have a high school diploma or GED, pass a military physical exam, and take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Test. Johnson County Army Recruiters can provide additional information about active duty and reserve service member enlistment.

Johnson County Army Recruiting

Much of the outreach conducted by Johnson County Army Recruiters is done through community organizations and institutions, including local businesses, schools, and religious organizations. By building relationships with groups in Johnson County, Iowa, Recruiters become familiar with the community and establish their credibility. Recruiters give presentations at Johnson County gatherings and meetings, attend work fairs and civic events, and use print, broadcast, and online media to publicize the advantages of working for the Army.

Army Recruiter Interviews

Recruiters also interview potential Johnson County enlistees, both to assess their qualifications for enlistment as well as provide detailed information on potential Army careers. In addition to evaluating a potential enlistee's educational, work, and psychological qualifications, a Recruiter conducts and evaluates physical exams and screening tests of applicants. Johnson County Recruiters assist in processing new Johnson County enlistees, coordinating their documentation, and making travel and lodging arrangements.

Army Enlistment

The U.S. Army has a recruitment goal of approximately 60,000 new enlistments per year and the Army Reserve has a target of about 15,000 per year. About 17% of new recruits are women. The Army offers bonuses to attract applicants for hard-to-fill specialties, including intelligence, health services, communications and electronics, administration, air defense, and field artillery. Bonuses of up to $40,000 may be offered to Johnson County Army enlistees and are paid in installments over the duration of the individual's enlistment.