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U.S. Armed Forces
The U.S. Armed Forces offer both men and women the opportunity to serve as enlisted personnel or officers for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The Armed Forces also offers many training programs that prepare young men and women for civilian jobs.

The process of choosing the branch of the military that is best for you is similar to the decision of what college is best for you. Areas to consider when determining which branch of the service is right for you are length of enlistment, advanced pay grade, length and type of training, enlistment bonuses, additional pay and allowances, and the ability to pursue higher education. The military is flexible and has several full-time and part-time options, which have various commitment level for each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

If you are interested in learning more about the U.S. Armed Forces, career opportunities, eligibility requirements, benefits, etc., you should:
Visit the web site for each branch:
U.S. Army
U.S. Navy
U.S. Air Force
Air Force National Guard
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Coast Guard
Contact a local recruiting office to obtain further information
Speak to someone who has recently joined
Tour the facilities of a nearby base
Talk to friends and family members who are currently serving in the military

Career Profiles of U.S. Armed Forces Personnel - Coming Soon!
If your son or daughter wants to see what a real-life career in the Military can be like, introduce them to these five people. They represent a cross-section of services, backgrounds, and occupations.

Army National Guard
Air Force
Air Force National Guard
Marine Corps
Coast Guard

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