Post Secondary Military Options

  • The Military is a post secondary option that students can explore.  The following are helpful links and resources:

    Typically in May, Congressman Keating holds a Spring Academy Info Night. Students and their parents have the opportunity to hear from representatives of the major service academies about cadet life, what the academies expect from successful candidates, and how to best present themselves to each academy. They also hope to offer opportunities for private video chats with each rep – more to come on that.


    The Military Aptitude Test (ASVAB)

    If any 10th, 11th or 12th grade students are interested in taking the ASVAB  -Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Test is typically administered in February each year, at Barnstable High School.  Interested students should see Mrs. MacFarlane in the Hub 4.

    Army, Marines, Air Force, National Guard, Navy, Coast Guard

    Programs can be found on their individual websites along with ROTC programs that are available at selective four year colleges.  Please see your school counselor for more information.


    This programs stands for: The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is a college based training program for all branches of the military.  The Marine Corp and US Coast Guard do not have their own ROTC programs. Summary information can be found at Please see the following specific websites for more information.
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