UNDERSTANDING THE BENEFITS OF A U.S. ARMY CAREER

The U.S. Army offers a young person the opportunity to immediately train and work in an in-demand career field while earning a competitive salary and fringe benefits, including healthcare and money for college. 

This section is designed to help you understand the tangible benefits your son or daughter will reap through a career in the U.S. Army.

Explore the links below to learn about hundreds of career paths a young adult may choose through the Army, and how the Army helps Soldiers pay for college. You’ll also learn about a Soldier’s basic benefits and pay, plus additional money they may earn if they have acquired extra skills, or are performing special tasks. 

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