After seperated from my ex of twenty four years I tried to join the military. They told me of my age I was a risk. But I really wanted to join. I said " If I can make it through basic training whats the problem" they just said to come back and try again. Don't understand. I was a physically fit female that they turned down in the early 90's. I was simply asking to join. What the h***! I know I could have done it.