U.S. Military


U.S. Military

There are more than 1.4 million active members of the U.S. military, according to Department of Defense statistics. Over 300 million people are affected by the military either through service, or as family of military personnel. This guide provides information on military life and history, the requisites for a military career, and the rights and benefits military members deserve. Use these resources to get informed and involved, or to make the most of your military life.

US Military and Military History

The U.S. military is made up of five branches: the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast ... read more »

Military News

Although regular news sources often cover military events and affairs, the details of what's ... read more »

Joining the Military

Be All You Can Be. An Army of One. Accelerate Your Life. Most people have heard the slogans, but ... read more »

Military Jargon

Like any specialized career, the military has developed its own set of terms and vocabulary. The ... read more »

Legal and Financial Information for Military Members

Managing finances, dealing with legal matters, and choosing insurance can be confusing even if ... read more »

Military Benefits

The unique difficulties of military life can put a tremendous strain on service members and their ... read more »

Military Family Support

Being part of a military family can be difficult. It's important to make connections with people ... read more »

Support the Military as a Civilian

Even if you're not in the military or in a military family, you may be looking for ways to show ... read more »

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