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Employment in the armed forces is expected to be good for all occupations through 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. When the economy is stable and/or during times of war, more people pursue employment in the civilian workforce, which creates additional opportunities in the military. The drawdown from recent conflicts is expected to reduce the number of active-duty personnel, but emerging conflicts could lead to restructuring and an increase in military personnel in the coming years. Military recruiters will be in steady demand as the U.S. military tries to meet recruiting goals in all five military branches. Approximately 155,000 men and women are recruited into the U.S. military each year to replace those who have completed their commitment.