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Can you transfer from Marine to Army?

Can you transfer from Marine to Army?

By transitioning to the Army National Guard, Marines can continue their service and take advantage of the flexibility and other benefits the Guard offers its Soldiers. The Guard needs experienced warriors. And the skills and experience you earned in the Marines can transfer easily to the Army National Guard.

Does the Army accept prior service?

The Army defines prior service as any applicant with more than 180 days of military service, or those who graduated from military job-training (MOS/AFSC/Rating), regardless of time-in-service.

Do prior service go to Army basic training?

Will you have to go to Basic Training again? Prior Service personnel must have successfully completed an Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) course, Warrior Transition Course, or U.S.Marine Corps BCT course during previous military service. These personnel will not be sent to BCT.

What is it called when you transfer from Marines to Army?

ALLOWING YOU TO CONTINUE TO SERVE YOUR COUNTRY Formerly known as the Blue to Green Program, the Inter-Service Transfer (IST) program will allow you to continue to serve your country, maintain the benefits of military service and expand your horizons by gaining new training in another military branch.

Can the Marine Corps change your MOS?

Can I change my job or Marine MOS? If you have not started basic training yet, you can change your MOS by simply asking your recruiter to do so. Once enlisted, it takes some paperwork in order to change your MOS. Submission of a personnel action form is required and approved by your chain of command.

Which branch of the military is hardest to get into?

Do not expect to get into this military branch without a high school diploma. In addition, it is most difficult to get a satisfactory score in the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery. Thus, in this regard, the Air Force is the hardest military branch out of all five primary branches to get into.

Do prior service have to go through MEPS?

All Prior Service applicants that require basic combat training (BCT) must obtain a Chapter 2 physical from MEPS.

Does MEPS look at prior service records?

They are unable to look up your medical records and know nothing about you unless you tell them. IF you choose this route, you have to maintain your “no” answers through MEPS and bootcamp. After that, you will have brand new medical records and no one will ever ask again.

What is the Blue to Green program?

“The Blue to Green program allows them to continue to serve.” The program allows qualified Airmen and Sailors to transfer to the Army. This year, there is a $10,000 bonus for those accepted into the program. Enlisted personnel in grades E-1 to E-5 retain their ranks and time in grade when they transfer.