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Upon graduation, those who choose this route become Second Lieutenants. As an officer, you are entrusted with tremendous responsibility. It is a position in which leadership, intelligence, and self-confidence are required characteristics. In ROTC, these attributes are instilled and sharpened.

Become a Second Lieutenant

Upon graduation, those who choose this route become Second Lieutenants. As an officer, you are entrusted with tremendous responsibility. It is a position in which leadership, intelligence, and self-confidence are required characteristics. In ROTC, these attributes are instilled and sharpened.

“ The Order, the self-discipline, the pride that had been instilled in me by ROTC was a tremendous companion to my basic liberal arts education and prepared me well for my Army career, or for that matter, any career I might have chosen. ”

Former SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, 

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.