Enlisted Soldier Or Officer?

Learn how these two types of Soldiers are different, yet work together to create the world's strongest fighting force.

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  1. Serving my country is very important to me because my mother served and I saw it as a civil duty. What I like about the Army Reserve is that you have the flexibility where you can do any MOS you want and you also have the chance to pursue a civilian career as well. The discussion with my wife before joining the Army Reserve initially didn’t go over too well, but after explaining the benefits as far as being closer to home and being stabilized for at least two years, she was sold on the idea of me joining the Army Reserve.

Connecting Army life and civilian life through the Army Reserve.

I couldn’t get the training that I’m getting in the Army Reserve, in the civilian sector.

NAME: SGT Antwan Smalls
JOB: Signal Support Systems Specialist (25U)
SERVICE TYPE: Army Reserve

When Sergeant Antwan Smalls transitioned from active duty to the Army Reserve, he was able to build his civilian life without losing all the Army benefits he earned.