Elvis Aron Presley entered the United States Army at Memphis, Tennessee in March 1958.
During his active military career Presley served as a member of two different armor battalions. At the 2d Medium Tank Battalion, 37th Armor in Fort Hood, Texas he completed basic and advanced military training. His overseas service was with the 1st Medium Tank Battalion, 32d Armor in Friedberg Germany.
He left active duty at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in March 1960, and received his discharge from the Army Reserve in March 1964.