Join the Military

How to join the United States military.

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 multigenerational 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 military can 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
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Travel opportunities
  • Browse our complete section of most popular questions about joining the U.S. military below or even take an ASVAB practice test.

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