Can someone answer this question about this US Army?
Suppose there is a person called X. X is a college graduate of a public university but has not otherwise participated in any military programs (no ROTC, etc.). X graduated and wishes to enlist in the US Army.
Assumption: X is not joining as part of any special programs (i.e. X is not a JAG, a chaplain, a medic, etc.).
1. What is the highest rank X can be initially?
2. Is there any way X can become a commissioned officer (Lt. or above)?
This question is in the General Section. Responses must be helpful and on-topic.