Parents & Family
Cadet with parents
Army soldiers in basic training in formation

Service Options

The decision to join the Army is one of the most important choices your son or daughter will make. But what kind of service will he or she benefit from the most?

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Deployment is defined as a transitioning of personnel and supplies to an area of operations, usually on foreign soil. Click here to find out about more.

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Daily Life

An Army base, or post, is similar to any tight knit community or small town. Every post is equipped with basic amenities, and Active Duty Soldiers have the option to live either on-post or off-post. Learn more about the various features of Army posts here.

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Keeping in Touch

Soldier’s and families have dozens of resources at their disposal to keep in touch over long distances. Learn about the various methods of communications here.

Learn about Keeping in Touch