More than half of all Army recruits have been put through basic training this year, and the Army is expanding that requirement to include more than 1 million new recruits this year.
The Army has also announced plans to recruit 1.2 million new infantry and armored soldiers.
The Army is also expanding its basic training to include a yearlong internship program that will include training at its Army facilities and a year-long combat training program.
The Department of Defense plans to add more than 500,000 positions, including 1.3 million positions with at least one full-time employee, to the ranks in coming years.
In fiscal year 2018, the Army added more than 3 million jobs.