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Joining the military can be an exciting and life-changing experience. There are a lot of reasons young men and women across the United States show an interest in the Armed Forces. Some have a multi-generational respect for the military and want to serve like their older relatives did. Others want job security and the benefits that come along with being in the military. Whatever the reason, joining the United States military can really create a great foundation for future personal growth.
A few of these military benefits include:
30-days of paid vacation per year
Specialty training in hundreds of trades
Health, dental and life insurance coverage
Tax-free room and board
Allowances while in the military
Steady, predictable paychecks and bonuses
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