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Army Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Training

If you plan on serving just one six-year enlistment or making the Army your career, as a non-commissioned officer (NCO) you will attend different leadership schools when you attain various ranks throughout your time in the Army, including:

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“You Chose to Join the Army, the Army Didn’t Choose to Join You”

Many people join the Army to get the Tuition Assistance or Post 9/11 GI Bill educational benefits they can use while serving or after getting out, respectively,  But, in light of proposed changes below, would you be able to meet the new proposed grooming standards?  

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While in the Army, Learn Soft Skills You Can Use in Your Civilian Career

It’s true. By enlisting and serving in the Army, you will learn several skills that are critical to running the Army. “So what does that have to do with getting a job after I’m out?” A lot – after all the Army is just a big, very big, corporation.  So if the Army develops these skills in their people, you can bet employers will be looking for the same skills when they’re hiring new employees in their corporations.

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Invest in Your Retirement by Enlisting in the Army

If you are like most people thinking about enlisting in the Army, you’re in your late teens or early twenties and saving for retirement is probably the furthest thing on your mind. In reality, now is the best time to start preparing for retirement and the Army has an investment program to help you – the Uniformed Services Thrift Saving Plan (TSP).

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The Green-to-Gold Active Duty Option – Are You Up to the Challenge?

If you have at least two years of college and are an Army enlisted soldier with at least two years of service, the Army has a program where your job for up to 24 consecutive months is going to school. The Green-to-Gold (G2G) Active Duty Option lets you either finish your bachelor’s degree or if you already have your four-year degree, earn a master’s degree. What’s the catch? You have to agree that once you receive your degree, you will accept a commission as an Army Officer.

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The Army Wants Spouses to Succeed

As an Army spouse, you can expect to move several times during your husband or wife’s enlistment or career. In the past, this made getting a post-secondary education difficult at best. Moving meant you had to transfer from school to school, many times having to take the same classes over again, because the credits would not transfer to your new school.

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As an Army Reservist, Go to School Without the Worry of Getting Deployed

Q: I heard about a program where I would not get deployed while I’m going to college. Is there such a Program? Andrea
A: Actually Andrea there is, but it does have some limitations. The program is called Education Career Stabilization (ECS) and is found in the Army Reserve.

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Be COOL - Join the Army

Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL) is another great education program available to you by joining the Army.

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Is the Montgomery GI Bill Still a Good Choice?

The Army is still offering the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) as an enlistment incentive option. If it is still an option when you join, I recommend you decline it. Here's why.

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Are You Looking for Excitement in Your Life?

Are you stuck in a job going nowhere? If you want to make a significant change in your life, think about joining the Army! If this sounds interesting, you will first have to meet these basic eligibility requirements:

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