What are the advantages of learning Arabic for a future Serviceman?

I'm in highschool, and I'm thinking of joining the army. I was wondering, what advantages would there be in learning Arabic? Would there be translator bonuses? Career paths or career bonuses? Thanks. Daniel H, what's your source on this info?

Asked By: Tominator - 2/12/2008
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A cushy FBI/NSA/CIA job post-military. With a degree, Arabic language skills, and military experience, you'd be a shoe-in for any one of those high-paying, cushy, top-secret stuff... More
Answered By: Daniel H - 2/12/2008
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There are language bonuses depending on your level of proficiency. Talk to a recruiter.
Answered By: W T - 2/12/2008
As a translator, you could be placed on the front line, to deal with communicating with prisoners of war or terrorists caught by your troop... More
Answered By: MenifeeManiac - 2/12/2008
It would help when you waterboard one of those insurgent scum!!! You hold the board and i will pour the water!! Okay libs ..come at me!!! Source: ME.. army vet
Answered By: - 2/12/2008
Well they do have interpreters that work for the infantry and go out on there missions and help with the locals. There are other job's that have these abilities also. For instance Military Intelligence would need this skill. There are some others but can't think right now. Yes most MOS's will give a bonus but you have... More
Answered By: Top Contributor of Contributors - 2/12/2008
You get deployed more =)
Answered By: Stan - 2/12/2008
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