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Total Compensation

Army health care, retirement pay and subsidized food, housing and education add up to an attractive salary package. Learn more about total Army compensation.

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Money

From basic pay to special allowances, find out what you’ll earn as a Soldier.

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Education Benefits

Learn more about the Army programs that can help you pay for college, pay off existing student loans or earn college credit while on Active Duty.

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Health Care & Vacation

Learn about the comprehensive health care, low cost insurance and generous vacation time that the Army provides you and your family.

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Additional Incentives

Learn more about additional enlistment incentives and options the Army has to offer that you might qualify for.

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Soldier & Family Services

The Army takes care of your family as well. Learn more about the services, support groups, counseling and training available to Soldiers and their families.

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After the Army

Find out what programs are available to you after your service as a Soldier.

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    07.09.2011 - I was told that an officer and an enlisted weren't allowed to be together... If so why not?

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    05.18.2015 - Are you able to re enlist after getting els with an attached psyc code? This was more than 4 years, would I be able to j...

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MONEY FOR YOUR EDUCATION

Let The Army Help Pay For College

I'm Specialist Faye Taylor; I'm a 37 Foxtrot, Psychological Operations Specialist. I'm from Owensboro, Kentucky from a really large family of 15.

I actually had a lot of difficulty completing my degree before the Army and I lost all my scholarships and realized I got to get through school.

A recruiter told me about the Army. The educational benefits pretty much attracted me to the Army.

I talked to a lot of the counselors' here on-post. They directed me which way I should go, how I could get my education back on track. They were right there beside me and I got my bachelors degree.