SERVING IN THE ARMY RESERVE
Army Medical Corps

As a health care professional with the U.S. Army Reserve, you’ll be exposed to new techniques, procedures and points of view. You’ll also gain knowledge and skills that you’ll be proud to take home to your own practice.

ARMY ROTC NURSE PROGRAM

Army ROTC nurse cadets may qualify for scholarships and other additional benefits to help start gaining the valuable career and leadership skills of an officer in the Army Nurse Corps.

Army Medicine

As a member of the U.S. Army health care team you will do what you do best — use your professional skills and best judgment to provide a full spectrum of patient care. You’ll provide this expert care in facilities that are second to none, using equipment and procedures that are often more advanced than their private-sector counterparts.

Along with offering competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, the U.S. Army health care team supports and encourages your continued learning. If you’re ready to specialize or pursue an advanced degree, we have a number of programs than can help. You may qualify to receive tuition, pay and allowances that will let you focus your attention on learning. And if you have nursing school loans to repay, the Active Duty Health Professions Loan Repayment Program may help you repay up to $120,000 of those loans.

The U.S. Army health care team offers one more important benefit. You may choose active duty or serve in the U.S. Army Reserve.  As a nurse and an officer on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team, you can continue to work in your own community and serve when needed. In addition to providing you with some great benefits, your experience here will enhance your career and enrich your life.

When we say you can expect more from a U.S. Army Nursing career, we mean it. To find out more,
contact a recruiter
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FEATURES
Army Nurse Corps

Nurse Benefits

When you become a nurse and an officer in the Army, you’ll enjoy competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes low- or no-cost medical, dental and life insurance, generous retirement plan options, exciting educational opportunities, financial incentives and much more.

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ROTC Nursing cadet examines a child

Nursing Jobs & Careers

The U.S. Army has positions available in many specialties, including obstetrics/gynecology, critical care, nurse anesthesia, community health, psychiatric/behavioral health, and perioperative nursing, as well as advanced practice nursing roles such as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwives and nurse anesthetists.

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Nurse Profiles

Meet some of the dedicated professionals currently in the Army Nurse Corps.

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Army Medical Nurse Corps

What is the Army Nurse Corps?

An integral component of the U.S. Army health care team, our nurses work in close collaboration with talented physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, therapists and other healthcare professionals to help us provide the care our Soldiers and their families deserve.

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MAJOR ARGELIO L. LOPEZ-ROCA

Psychiatrist - San Antonio, Texas (HPSP)

Teamwork is paramount in the Army, and very much so in the clinical setting. We all work together to complete the mission.

I'm Major Argelio Lopez-Roca. I'm a Forensic and General Psychiatrist, and I've been assigned to Brooke Army Medical Center.

Compared to civilian private practice, on every 15th and every 30th, you will get a paycheck. I helped my dad in his office and I remember we fought for the longest time with this company he had done some consulting for. Here, you don't have that level of stress as to where the payment is going to come from for the house, the office, the cars.

I see my opportunity for advancement as very good. If you show that you are able to do the work, the Army is always making sure that you get more and more responsibility.

Another opportunity is being able to work with people from other countries. Because I am fluent in Spanish, I have been invited to lecture at international conferences in South American countries on three different occasions, in three different years. It was incredible.

The Army offers other opportunities as well. There is an obvious emphasis on maintaining the morale of the family and the service members. When you're doing your job, you are expected to do it 100%. When you're not and you have a break, being able to enjoy it to the fullest is absolutely something that is put within your reach. I'd never seen a military post like Fort Bragg. They had all kinds of activities and even a waterpark for the kids.

One of the things I find very enjoyable is going horseback riding with my friends. What better way to spend a couple of hours than going down a trail with a couple of horses, just enjoying everything around you?

What motivates me to get up and do my job is making sure the Soldiers are being taken care of, and being able to help them in the best possible way.