About the Army
Soldiers standing on helicopter

active duty

active duty soldiers

serving full time

Active Duty is similar to working at a full-time civilian job. You will have your own Military Occupational Specialty(MOS) and you will fill a specific role within your unit. Your length of service may range from two to six years.

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army reserve

army reserve leadership training

serving when needed

The Army Reserve enables you to pursue your civilian career or college education while you train near home and serve your community. Many professionals, as well as college students, are Soldiers in the Army Reserve. 

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