ARMY SOLDIER LIFE
Life in the Military
Soldiers lead a unique military lifestyle. Along with the stresses of raising a family and working a specialized job, they are tasked with maintaining a physical fitness regimen that insures they will be ready for the rigors of deployment.
In this section, you will learn about the process of becoming a Soldier, and what you can expect from Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Advanced Individualized Training (AIT). You’ll get to hear other Soldiers share stories about the roles they play in the Army and how the Army has changed their lives. Finally, you’ll learn about the important role families play in the Army, and what services they can expect to receive while you are on duty.
Want to experience life on an actual Army base? Take the goarmy.com virtual tour, which will give you a first-person view of the locations you will visit every day as a Soldier on post.