A few of the things that come to mind when people talk about joining the US Army might be: Nonstop training, being away from family, risking lives, etc. What you may not be aware of are the benefits, health care, pay, equipment and retirement compensation.
First, let us go over how much people in the army earns. In an article by www.militaryfactory.com, they stated in detail the military pay scale:
Pay in the link was shown as monthly and without benefits nor bonuses added in. Past charts are available in an index chart here.
Pretty interesting, right? Not just that, there are other benefits that you may find exciting when joining the army. What are those? Benefits.
What’s in your benefit?
“My wife and I don’t step foot into a commissary until we’ve first gone on commissaries.com to check out what promotions, coupons and other discounts are available,” said Allison, the senior enlisted advisor to the DeCA director. He combines his web surfing with following the commissary on Facebook and Twitter. “The more I know before I enter the store, the more I maximize my benefit.” Says Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart M. Allison.
Once a soldier, you will ALWAYS be a soldier for life. You may retire from serving the country but after all the heroic deeds, the government would not just forget what you have done for your countrymen.
In addition to the benefits that the Army Echoes Blog explained, click the link below to know more once you retired as a US Army soldier.
To enlighten you a little bit more, here’s a video from GoArmy.com wherein they interviewed one of our soldier on the benefits they get upon joining the Army.
Being part of the US Army sounds pretty neat, right? Not only will you be getting all the benefits, pay, and other additionals, serving the country for the good of your countrymen makes you the pride of the USA.
Why not join today?