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Military Career

The military has been a great education vehicle for many successful people in the world today. Some Doctors, Dentist, and other professionals received their education either in the military or funded by the military. This opens the door for many ambitious young people that want more out of life than a minimum pay job and mortgage. The incentives to join the military change from year to year, and benefits the military offers also change. If a young person would like an education and is willing to enlist, they should contact their local recruiter for more information. This website explains the various options available from each of the various arms of the military. Potential military people can chat with others that are enlisting, or contemplating enlisting. They can also research the requirements necessary to enlist, basically everything a potential military person would like to know.

ASVAB

This is the acronym for the military’s aptitude test the long version is Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery . Anyone interested in a career or even a stint in the military will need to take this test. The more sought after positions will require a higher test score than the less desirable opportunities. The advantage to visiting the military link above is the availability of an ASVAB practice test. Those interested in the military may want to study and do well on this test, as it can make a difference in the options they have.  They also have study manuals for those wanting to improve their scores on this very important assessment. A person can also visit the various divisions of the military on this site. They can also find information about recruiting office close to where they live.

The Guard or Reserve

Another path of entry to the military and military benefits is through the National Guard or Army Reserve. This division is trained to be in the military, and may not every see active duty. Recently it would seem that most reserve units have seen active duty due to the number of conflicts the United States is currently engaged in. Specific information about these options would be better discussed with the people who really know, the actual recruiters. These avenues also have benefits for those that enroll, to find out more contact your local recruiter’s office. In the past most reserve units were inactive and attended their camps several weekends a month with a two week training course somewhere away from home every year. Given the current status of our military, it is best to speak with those who provide this service. A career in the military is an honorable way to serve our country, and at the same time receive help getting a start in life. There is nothing wrong with obtaining an education as a benefit of serving our country. Our hearts go out to those who serve and put their lives on the line everyday so we can enjoy the freedoms we have. A military person is admired in our society today, and we all owe them a debt of gratitude for doing what they do and have done for us.

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