Michigan State University
Cadet Lamb renders a salute to battalion Command Sergeant Major Lindsey Magno.

Turning over the formation

Cadet Lamb renders a salute to battalion Command Sergeant Major Lindsey Magno.

“ Becoming an army officer is a great responsibility. An army officer is someone that people will look to for leadership, in the military and in civilian life. It is an honor that we will carry with us for all our lives. ”

Cadet Tom Stanley,Rochester Hills, MI

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.