Can you be in the US Army when you have diabetes?
I want to join the U.S. Navy but have a fructose malabsorption. Is that a problem?
Is the trumpet a good instrument to learn if I'd like to join a marching band?
What are the requirements to join the Marines?
What should I consider before joining the Army?
What types of medications are allowed by the army?
What would disqualify someone during an army flight physical?
As of 2009, the U.S. Army does not require that one knows how to swim in order to be a member of it's service. The only service that requires swimming knowledge is The Navy.
Army/Airforce-No, unless you choose diver or other job like Special Ops field. Navy/Marines/Coast Guard-Absoultly.
Yes. A great ability and agility to swim is a must. Swimming strengthened the muscular structure, improves breathing aptitude and heart condition. Thus, watery area may encounter in battlefield.
The ability to swim is useful, but not mandatory to join the army. An inability to do so may limit what fields you can work in.
You do not have to able to swim to join the Army. They will train you to swim when you go to boot camp.
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