Straight From a Soldier

Hear what it’s like to become Army Strong from those who wear the uniform. Choose from one of three ways below to learn what it really means to be a Soldier.

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  • Questions & Answers
    Questions & Answers

    What’s the hardest part about being a Soldier?
    How does the Army support a Soldier’s family? Who better to answer such questions than Soldiers themselves. Ask your questions and watch Soldiers answer those from others.

  • Why I Serve
    Why I Serve

    Watch Soldiers of every rank, background and career share their experience on why they chose to join the Army, what it means to wear the uniform, and the many different career paths the Army offers.

  • Soldier Profiles
    Profiles

    Get an inside look at what life in the Army is really like by watching Soldiers share the experience of their day-to-day life and how the Army has helped shape them to become
    Army Strong.



Who better to ask what it takes to become Army Strong than those that actually wear the uniform? Straight from a Soldier gives you unprecedented access to learn what it's really like in the Army.

The biggest challenge of being a soldier in the Army is the ever-changing environment.

One day you could be doing humanitarian affairs, the next day you could be in the middle of a fire fight.

By asking Soldiers from around the globe questions. Then hear the unfiltered, honest responses from men and women of every rank, background and career.

I started off enlisted and decided I wanted to become an officer.

As they share how the Army has helped them reach their full potential.

When you put on this uniform, it's a sense of pride. Your strengths are beyond what you really think you can do.

I don't know where I will be in the next 10 years or so in my Army career but I know I am going to have a lot of challenges to overcome and it's something I look forward to doing every single day.