University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Cadets look forward to the Air Assault mission all year long. It gives them a chance to ride in an Army Helicopter and practice patrolling at the Ashland National Guard Base.

Blackhawk helicopters from the Nebraska Army National Guard transport cadets during the Air Assault Mission.

Cadets look forward to the Air Assault mission all year long. It gives them a chance to ride in an Army Helicopter and practice patrolling at the Ashland National Guard Base.

“ Confidence and leadership are the two main things I have gotten out of this program. I know that I can accomplish more and that I have the knowledge and training to do it. ”

Abby Hausen-Schmitz, Council Bluffs, IA

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.