Military - Articles & Advice

Enlisting in the Military

It takes more than just a haircut and a physical to join the Military, and that doesn't just mean push-ups. Explore the joining process and learn how young men and women go from recruits to servicemembers.

Becoming an Officer

Becoming a military officer requires extra training, education or expertise. In exchange for the increased responsibility, officers receive superior benefits and excellent credentials.

Types of Military Service

Today's Military needs all kinds of people to fulfill its missions, from combat to peacekeeping and humanitarian aid. Learn how your skills can help and see where you might fit in.

College Assistance

Since World War II, the Military has helped millions of Americans pay for an education. Find out which college assistance programs could help you get the degree you want and what kind of commitment you'll have.

Military Benefits

You make a regular salary in the Military, but that's not all. Servicemembers get money for housing, food, uniforms and more, plus full healthcare and life insurance. And that's just the beginning.

Skills and Opportunities

What kind of work will you do in the Military? These days, almost any job you can find in a major city can be done in the Services. Learn about the types of opportunities and training you might receive.

Military Life

Get a complete picture of military life by learning about all its unique challenges and benefits.

Common Military Questions

The idea of Military service brings up a lot of questions. Find answers here, as well as links to more resources that will help you learn the facts about serving.

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