Army recruiters love to talk a good game to get young adults to sign military contracts, but some people need more than just a couple motivating words to get them to join.
For the young prospects out there that need a visual, the Army filmed inspiring, yet powerful commercials to better entice you.
We’ve all seen the posters of soldiers standing tall and, yes, the idea of becoming a Green Beret is pretty badass, but it’s the epic commercials that often put the final touches on someone’s ultimate decision to make the commitment.
So, check out six of the best Army recruiting commercials, ranked based on how freaking motivating they are.
6. “They lead.”
From our nation’s founding fathers to the heroes that lead the way in World Wars, the U.S. Army takes absolute pride in the amazing officers that have taken the title of “soldier” to another level.(USArmyMediaCenter | YouTube)
5. “Amphibious assault”
When we think about modern amphibious warfare, we tend to think about Navy SEALs, but the Army wants you to know that they can land on a beachhead just as well.(GoArmy.com | YouTube)
4. “I became a soldier.”
Every person who joins the Army does so for their own reasons. We do it to serve and be a part of an elite team that will go above and beyond to fulfill the mission.(USA Military Archives | YouTube)
3. “I will never.”
As Americans, we pride ourselves on our ability to work through near-impossible tasks and come out on top. As a soldier, you’ll learn about your inner-strength in ways you never knew existed.(USArmyMediaCenter | YouTube)
2. “The narrative.”
Our nation’s foundation wouldn’t have been possible without the outstanding men and women that make up the U.S. Army.(GoArmy.com | YouTube)
1. Special Forces recruitment video
Are you ready to be on the ultimate team? Earning the title of Green Beret comes with massive a sense of pride, responsibilities, and the ideology that quitting is never an option.(MH6M | YouTube)
Bonus: Family Guy’s version
Experiences may vary. Enjoy!(Anthony Elliott | YouTube)