BENEFITS OF BEING A NURSE IN THE U.S. ARMY

You can make the most of your time and career by taking advantage of the benefits available to nurses serving in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Not only will you come to know the pride that comes with serving your country as an officer, but you'll also know that you're providing our Soldiers with the best nursing care. While serving your country, you'll enjoy the privileges and respect afforded to an officer in the world's most advanced Army. In addition, you'll enjoy financial and educational benefits to help you rapidly advance your career.


ACTIVE NURSE CORPS BENEFITS

As a nurse serving as an officer in the active Army, you'll receive a comprehensive benefits package that may include a competitive salary and financial incentives such as nursing school loan repayment. In addition to opportunities for continuing education and clinical specialization, you will receive low-cost or no-cost medical, dental and life insurance, generous retirement plan options, housing allowances and 30 days of paid vacation earned annually. You'll also enjoy a reasonable work-life balance that provides plenty of time for family and recreational pursuits.

ARMY NURSE ACCESSION BONUS

You may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $30,000.

ACTIVE DUTY HEALTH PROFESSIONS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

As a participant in this program, you may qualify for up to $120,000 to repay your nursing school loans. Under this three-year program, you may receive up to $40,000 annually for qualifying educational loans. You may opt to accept both the an accession bonus of $10,000 and the ADHPLRP.

RESERVE NURSE CORPS BENEFITS

When you become a nurse and officer on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team, you can work in your community and serve when needed. In addition to generous financial incentives and retirement plan options, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your career and provide our Soldiers and their Families with the best nursing care.

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

As a nursing professional serving on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team, you may be eligible for up to $50,000 to repay your nursing school loans. This program provides up to $20,000 for two consecutive years, plus $10,000 for a third year. You may be eligible to participate in one other Army Reserve incentive program.

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