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SamJohnston
09-28-06, 04:00 PM
Well, I'm 16 years old and a junior in highschool. Should I call a recruiter now or should I wait until I'm 17? The reason I ask is because I've heard that they won't talk to you until you are at least seventeen, is this true? All answers are appreciated, thanks.

cplbrooks
09-28-06, 04:04 PM
I started talking to my recruiter when i was 16. I got my ASVAB out of the way and all that stuff so that as soon as i turned 17 i went into the DEP. how long until you turn 17?

SamJohnston
09-28-06, 04:08 PM
I turn 16 on March 5th.

SamJohnston
09-28-06, 04:23 PM
^^^^ I meant to say I turn 17 on March 5th, sorry.

Camper51
09-28-06, 04:27 PM
SamJohnston, ya oopsied, eh. Well at least you are human, I guess.

Anyway I see no reason not to talk to a recruiter anytime you want to. If the recruiter can't help you she/he will certainly let you know and then tell you when to come back and have a chat.

Good luck...

SamJohnston
09-28-06, 08:27 PM
Okay, thanks.

Bige1371
09-29-06, 11:57 AM
Sam my youngest brother started going to poolee meetings with my younger brother when he was 16. If you have a recruiter that will allow it go for it. He learned a lot and increased his pft enormously since starting. He is in the Dep now at 18 and I believe has a leg up on the other poolees by dedicating those two years. Good luck give it a shot. Bige1371