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Army Benefits

There are many benefits you can receive in the Army — from time off to medical coverage to money for education.

Army Music
Group photo of Army Music orchestra members


  • Competitive starting salary (E4 pay grade)
  • Travel around the country and the world, making great music
  • Student Loan Repayment for select instruments
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Low cost or free health care, life insurance and other benefits
  • Tuition assistance while on active duty
  • Professional-quality instruments, supplies and music provided free of charge
  • Opportunity for continued development through private lessons and music conference attendance
  • Bonuses may be available