University of Houston
The Cougar Battalion cadets are a big part of the graduation ceremonies at the University of Houston. The battalion assists family and friends of graduates with parking and seating.

A Call to Duty

The Cougar Battalion cadets are a big part of the graduation ceremonies at the University of Houston. The battalion assists family and friends of graduates with parking and seating.

“ The Army gives a great opportunity for young adults who want to go to college and do not have financial resources to do so. I want to become an Army officer to serve my country and have a job that I will enjoy. ”

Barrett, M.,Buda, TX

STARTING YOUR CAREER

After you graduate from college, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Your career as an Officer will be just beginning, and you'll find a variety of interesting Officer career fields, called branches, in the Army. Once you choose your Army branch, you will embark on specialized training.

Learn about Branches and Specialties on GoArmy.com

THE ARMY: IT'S WHAT YOU MAKE IT

Upon completion of Officer branch training and a first assignment, Army Officers may pursue additional specialized training and post-graduate education opportunities. You will most likely be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.