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Benefits

You may be surprised by the range of benefits you'll receive in the Army. We offer 30 vacation days, comprehensive healthcare, housing, cash allowances to cover the cost of living, money for education, family services, and even career support after you serve.

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Your Army Salary

On top of career training and an unmatched benefits package, you'll earn a salary known as Army Basic Pay. The longer you serve, the more you'll earn.

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Earn More Than A Paycheck

As a Soldier, you'll get paid more than just a salary. Benefits like free healthcare, housing, subsidized food, and money for education all add up to cover a majority of your living expenses.

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Educational Benefits For Your Future

Your future goals mean a lot to us. Whether you want to attend college, pay off existing student loans, or pursue certifications and trainings, there are countless benefits available to you. In fact, on your first day as an enlisted Soldier, you'll get $250 per credit hour each semester, additional tuition money after you serve five years with the GI Bill, and dozens of other financial aid programs to help you achieve success.

CONNECT WITH AN ARMY REPRESENTATIVE.

We understand that you probably have a million questions. Don’t worry, we’ve been there too. We’ll make sure you get all the answers you need.

Thank you!

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What to Expect

  1. You’ll receive a confirmation email.

  2. An Army Representative will contact you.

Not 17 yet?

Although you’re not old enough to enlist, we can start the conversation if you are at least 16 years of age.

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Maybe ROTC is right for you

Army ROTC is one of the best leadership courses in the country and it won’t interfere with your college curriculum. Interested in learning more about it? You can talk to an Army representative at any time with no obligation to join.

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