Active Duty or Army Reserve?
Initial Military Training

Learn the differences between serving on active duty or in the Army Reserve.

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Employers are always looking for workers who have held leadership roles. The program establishes a relationship between you and a participating partner and affords you priority employment consideration.

Army Reserve
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ROTC Cadets talking to friends on campus


Want to go to college or finish your degree? The Army Reserve will help you pay for school — and also give you the character and discipline to excel in your studies.

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Health Care and Insurance

Imagine having the best medical staff and technology available to you. The Army Reserve benefits give you world-class medical care and group life insurance at affordable prices.

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From pay to allowances to enlistment bonuses and more, find out about all the financial opportunities you can get as a Soldier in the Army Reserve.

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Job Certification and Retirement

In the Army Reserve, you can earn job certifications and veterans’ benefits that help you get ahead in the civilian world.

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Army Reserve Benefits

The Army Reserve helps you get ahead after active duty. In addition to valuable career training the Army Reserve provides other benefits to help you achieve your goals in the civilian world.

You can take advantage of low cost health and life insurance. You may receive a lump sum re-enlistment bonus.

To help you through college the Army Reserve offers tuition assistance, the Montgomery G.I. Bill, and the Education Career Stabilization Program. You can even receive additional money through the Montgomery G.I. Bill Kicker and the Student Loan Repayment Program.

It's your future, stay strong in the Army Reserve. Visit