State University of New York, College at Brockport
Cadets accrue many skills on their paths to officership, including bringing individual talents together in order to complete a team mission.

Cadets training for Ranger Challenge by making a one-rope bridge over water

Cadets accrue many skills on their paths to officership, including bringing individual talents together in order to complete a team mission.

“ A lot of people can call themselves leaders at different points in their lives, but only a handful become Army Officers. It’s something to be proud of. ”

Frank W., Rochester, NY

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.