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Here you will find such essential Military career information, such as promotions, commissioning programs, Military law and justice, assignments, and dress and appearance standards expected of Military members.
  1. Military Promotions
  2. Enlisted Commissioning Programs
  3. Assignments and Moving
  4. Military Dress and Appearance
  1. Awards and Decorations
  2. Weight and Fitness
  3. Military Law and Justice
  4. Deployments and Combat

Military Promotions

Military promotions are based on several factors. The higher one's rank, the higher their pay, authority, and responsibility.

Enlisted Commissioning Programs

It's possible for an enlisted member to apply for a commission as either a warrant officer or a commissioned officer. Here are the main enlisted commissioning programs.

Assignments and Moving

Military members move around -- a lot. It's the nature of the job. Here's some information which could make your next military move a little easier.

Military Dress and Appearance

Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance or Uniform regulations.

Awards and Decorations

The Military services use Military awards and decorations (medals and ribbons) to foster mission accomplishment by recognizing excellence of Military members of the force and motivating them to high levels of performance and service.

Weight and Fitness

Every Military member must be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment. The services consider fitness as essential to day-to-day effectiveness and combat readiness.

Military Law and Justice

When one joins the United States Military, one becomes subject to a completely new justice system. The primary purpose of the Military's system is to provide the military commander with necessary tools to enforce good order and discipline. That's why, for example, it's not considered a "crime" to be late for work at your civilian job, but it is a "crime" to be late for work in the Military.

Deployments and Combat

Deploying to "hot spots" around the world and being ready to fight at any time upon orders from the Commander-in-Chief is what the Military is all about.

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