I want to become a nurse and the only feasable way to do that now is to have th army pay for my schooling. This is the only reason why I am (thinking) about joining. I am 27yrs old and in the worse shape of my life. This isn't going to be a picnic for me. Now that you have a mental image of what's going on I want to know which branch out of 2 everyone thinks I should join into. 1. The Air Force. 2. The Coast Guard. I know I need to talk to the recruitment office and that that is where I'm going to get the bulk of my info about these two branches, but I wanted everyone here's input also. Ohh.. and one more thing. The big thing right now seems to be not going to IRAQ. Leave it to me to decide to join when there's a police action going on but what can I say... whadddya do..