August 10, 2014
University of Phoenix
Running head: PERSUASIVE ESSAY
Many people can benefit from joining the Military service for a lot of different reasons. Some joined for the pay, to serve their country and some do it for the experience. There are many reason people join the United States Army. Some other reasons to join the Army could be job security, education benefits, health insurance benefits, life insurance benefits and career assessment to name a few. Serving your country for reason personal to you can come with great benefits and life-long lessons. The three that are going to be focus on are job security, educational benefits and health insurance benefits.
Job security is the main reason most people join the military. The military offers job in poor economy when the employment rate is very low. The only stipulation is that you must meet the requirements when joining. The Army has over 190 job opportunities available to you when you enlist. You must first do a basic training which is usually 9 weeks longs. Basic Combat Training is a training course that transforms civilians into Soldiers. It's the initial period of training new personnel, involving physical activity and behavioral discipline.
Army called their enlisted jobs Military Occupation Specialties (MOS). There are many different job specialties in the Army. Some of the job opportunities are as following: Infantry, Aviation, Judge Advocate General's Corp (JAG), Military Police, Civil Affair, Adjutant General's Corp (office work), Public Affairs, Medical and Chaplains. There are many others jobs opportunities. Each MOS have training for them. They send you to various Army bases to complete your training for a specialty job. Training could be anywhere between 5 weeks to years of training. Once you finishing your training, you then go to work like a regular job. Most jobs are like a...
References: United States Army. (2014). GoArmy. Retrieved from http://www.goarmy.com
VA Benefits Administration. (2014). Education and Training. Retrieved from http://www.benefits.va.gov
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