Joining the military

Your options are endless

Joining the military

Serve your country, learn a skill and earn money for college with a career in the military.

The U.S. Armed Forces are made up of five service branches:
Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy.

Additionally, you may choose to serve as a member of the U.S. Army National Guard or enroll in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). No matter which branch of the military you choose, your ROTC classes will include officership, leadership, military history, organization and tactics. ROTC will support you with scholarships for tuition, books and other college expenses. Then, once you graduate, you will be commissioned as an officer and have immediate job opportunities waiting for you.

The military offers many career options that range from becoming a soldier to working as a doctor, pilot, engineer and more. The opportunities are endless — it’s all up to you!

Visit a local recruiting office in your neighborhood or speak to a recruiter in your area. Go to for more information and helpful resources.


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