Im in ARMY ROTC and cannot decide on which MOS to choose?

I am interested in aviation or infantry but my wife and parents would rather me choose a "safer" MOS. My major is Finance so i looked into Finance officer but it seems like it is just a secretary job, I plan on making a career out of the army but i cant see myself being a secretary for 20+ years. Any suggestions?

Asked By: Dan W. - 12/9/2008
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Just a heads up, MOS is only for enlisted, if you're an officer, you have an AOC. If aviation or infantry is what you want, go for it! There isn't really anything "safe" anymore. You always have the option to branch transfer after a few years anyway. And yes, finance is completely a desk job, and as a Finance... More
Answered By: Megs - 12/9/2008
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Honestly, No MOS is really safe ... If you want to fly...Fly...Finance is a sec's job...Maybe look at MP's, Engineers or MI
Answered By: Antonio D - 12/9/2008
No mos. Not for officers. But you know that. Go ARTILLERY. Bunch of lazy bastrrds. think about it. No walking, but you still got the physical duties. People understand you aren't a mindless KILL machine, but you still get to be combat oriented. As a medic, getting put in an artillery unit has been the best thing that... More
Answered By: Fire-Medic - 12/9/2008
Megs is 100% correct. Keep in mind that Infantry and Aviation are highly competitive. At last check so was finance. In today's Army be prepared to not get what you expect... More
Answered By: MC Coy - 12/9/2008
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