July 6, 2014

US Military Jobs

The United States Armed Forces are a force to be reckoned with. Army. Navy. Marines. Air Force. Coast Guard. The US Armed Forces are the most powerful military in the world.

The US military is the second largest in the world. It has over 1.3 million active personnel and over 850,000 reserve personnel. All of these troops have chosen to make their lives in the military. This huge team of heroes is overseen by the Department of Defense and utilizes a annual budget of over $500 billion. That’s larger than most industries.

Being a part of the US armed forces is something you should take pride in. Protecting the United States both home and abroad is a lofty goal. Men and women of all ages, races, and creeds choose to put their life on the line to keep America safe. Our troops deserve our utmost respect and support.

Choosing to join the military is a big decision. It’s a wonderful career choice. The military is known for training people to be the best – mechanics, sailors, pilots, drivers, medics, and even snipers. If you know what you want to do, the military can provide some of the world’s best training.

Most people start out in the military as enlisted men before they work their way up to officers. After a focused career, you may even end up as a general or admiral – those are the high-paying military jobs. Some people choose to be in the military for their entire career. Others use the military as a training ground and stepping stone to reach a different career path. Either way the military is a great place to build your character, develop your skills, and build your resume.

There are 5 main branches of the military. All are unique and it’s up to you to research which military jobs are the best fit for you:

Whatever part of the military you choose, you will have a rewarding adventure and we salute you. Military jobs are a great choice for just about anyone. Do your research and apply. You’ll be pleased that you did.

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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