Post Secondary Military Options

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

    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. Kipnes in the Main School Counseling Office.


    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.
    Service Academy Information Night
    If you are interested in attending one of our nation’s service academies, this informational fair will be a great introduction for young people looking to get a quality education and to serve our country. Attendees will learn about the Congressional nomination process, gain insights into the type of candidates sought by the academies, and have a chance to ask questions of service academy graduates. Representatives from all of the major service academies will be in attendance.

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    NEW BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL 230 Hathaway Blvd, New Bedford Located in the Large Gymnasium
    If you plan on attending the information session, please register by calling Congressman Keating’s Plymouth District Office at 508-746-9000 or email
    ROTC:  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. Please see the following websites for more information.
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