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Commissioning is the start of your experience as a Leader. Today's cadets are the future Leaders of our Nation's sons and daughters.

Starting your career as an Army Officer starts with graduating

Commissioning is the start of your experience as a Leader. Today's cadets are the future Leaders of our Nation's sons and daughters.

“ Army ROTC has helped develop my time management skills and improved my self confidence. These are important attributes to possess as a future Army Nurse Corps Officer. I have a strong sense of belonging in a close knit group that works together to achieve our unit mission and makes each member a stronger person and leader. ”

Cadet Suzanne Schuyler, Lucasville, Ohio

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.