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This cadet learns the secret of perfect sight alignment – one of many skills developed through intense training the War Eagle Battalion conducts with the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia.

TAKING AIM

This cadet learns the secret of perfect sight alignment – one of many skills developed through intense training the War Eagle Battalion conducts with the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia.

“ It has always been my goal to be an Officer in the U.S. Army, and I saw ROTC as the best way to accomplish this. ROTC has provided the opportunity for the personal growth that I need to lead men and women in combat. I feel very well prepared to face that challenge and owe it all to ROTC. ”

Cadet Andrew Partin,Brentwood, TN

STARTING YOUR CAREER

After you graduate from college, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Your career as an Officer will be just beginning, and you'll find a variety of interesting Officer career fields, called branches, in the Army. Once you choose your Army branch, you will embark on specialized training.

Learn about Branches and Specialties on GoArmy.com

THE ARMY: IT'S WHAT YOU MAKE IT

Upon completion of Officer branch training and a first assignment, Army Officers may pursue additional specialized training and post-graduate education opportunities. You will most likely be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.