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Millennials, Generation Z Dominate Enlistments for Financial Prospects



by Abigail Scardelletti

Serving in the military has been changed and molded throughout the different climates of the United States. The mentality, culture and shape of the military has changed as each generation takes its turn in serving the county. Now, the younger generations are taking their turn in shaping the present and future of the United States Military.

According to the Pew Research Center, in 2015, about two-thirds of all active-duty military personnel were 30 years-old or younger. Only 9 percent of active-duty members were older than 40 years-old. Those i their early-20s to those in their late-30s — meaning millennials and Gen Zs— primarily comprise the military. 

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