ARMY SOLDIER LIFE
LIFE IN THE MILITARY
Being a Soldier gives you the opportunity to complete the mission and make a difference in the world. You will also gain leadership experience, as well as a work-life balance that enables you to pursue your personal and professional goals. You will be part of a global family, and you will be provided all of the community amenities you need to raise your family and enjoy life.
In this section, you will learn about the process of becoming a Soldier, and what you can expect from Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT). You’ll get to hear other Soldiers share stories about the roles they play in the Army and how the Army has changed their lives. Finally, you’ll learn about the important role families play in the Army, and what services they can expect to receive while you are on duty.
Want to experience life on an actual Army base? Take the goarmy.com virtual tour, which will give you a first-person view of the locations you will visit every day as a Soldier on post.