Joining Air Force or Army
I'm contemplating joing the Air Force or Army. what are some of the pros and cons of each branch. I'm 23 and I just got a B.A in Accounting and Finance. I'm also a bilingual.For many reasons, I want to join the military. I'm thinking of either the Army or the Air Force. From what I hear from people, Air Force is more laid back, less strict, and much safer. what are some of the advantages of the Army and disadvatages of the Air Force and vice versa, such as pay, benefits, promotion, etc.
Asked By: shawn c - 8/10/2008
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I've been in the Air Force (Enlisted) as Heavy Equipment operator for 5 1/2 years, but I've also worked closely with the Army alot during 2 deployments to Iraq and one to Uzbekistan... More
Answered By: GundamBoy Mk-II - 8/11/2008
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Many people say the Air Force is just civilians in a uniform. The Army, and especially the Marines, are alot stricter and more physically demanding than the Air Force. What branch you should join really depends on what job you want in the military.
Answered By: Seth - 8/10/2008
Hmm, I don't know much because I'm in the USMC. However, I heard the Air Force is quite beneficial towards college with much more pays, benefits than the Army.
Answered By: Look Its Jay - 8/10/2008
As a bilingual in the Army knowing a second language could earn you a 10,000 dollar bonus. The army has more available jobs in your curriculum. But the Air Force would offer more travel opportunities. Also since you have a degree you can do officer careers instead of just enlisted careers. If you want more info goarmy.... More
Answered By: Fly^sky - 8/10/2008
Join the air force their chow hall is much better lol but seriously air force sounds like a better option for somebody in your position just be sure to try and go officer the pay is better but the promotions are slighty more difficult and is true the air force is much more laid back... More
Answered By: staffie lover - 8/11/2008
GundamBoy Mk-II's answer is good and detailed... More
Answered By: nympix - 8/11/2008
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