There are many alternatives to going to college. One of the many post-secondary choices is a career in the armed services. There are five branches of the U.S. Military: Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. Each of the military branches involves the armed defense of our country and requires a specified period of commitment.
There are many benefits in joining the military; the most important of these are the opportunities for career training. Others include steady income, health care, and tuition assistance for continuing your education. For additional information on requirements, risks, benefits, basic qualifications, eligibility testing, career opportunities, and contact phone numbers, see the article Is a Military Career Right for You?