Soldier with his son and daughter.


The training and salary you receive as a Soldier are only some of the ways
the Army strengthens you for tomorrow.

Benefits that last a lifetime

The Army offers you money for education, comprehensive health care, generous vacation time,
family services and support groups, special pay and cash allowances to cover the cost of living.

Soliders standing outside of a building.

Total compensation

Health care, subsidized food, housing and education add up to an attractive salary package. Learn more about total Army compensation.

Three officers standing side by side in their blue service uniforms.


The Army has three categories of Soldiers: Enlisted Soldiers, Warrant Officers and Commissioned Officers. From Basic Pay to special allowances, find out what you’ll earn as a Soldier.

Soldier raising his hand in Advanced Individual Training.

Educational Benefits

Learn more about the Army programs that can help you pay for college, pay off existing student loans or earn college credit while on active duty.


Benefits & Family Life: Army Overview (2:08)
Army Education Benefits (0:34)