Advantages of Being in the MilitaryPaper Rating: Word Count: 536 Approx Pages: 2
Despite the possibility of the United States going to war with Iraq, there are still many advantages to being in the military. A person receives many incentives when he or she joins the military. Upon enlistment he or she is entitled to an enlistment bonus. The amount of the bonus may vary by military specialty up to but not exceeding $8000. However, the greatest incentive the military offers is in the form of the numerous federal benefits. The benefits range from remarkable life insurance options to rewarding retirement benefits and extraordinary educational opportunities.
All members of Uniformed Services are automatically insured under Service members' Group Life Insurances (SGLI) for the maximum amount of $250,000. The premium for this va