There are a number of benefits that are offered to people who enlist in the army beyond salary and bonuses. Here is a complete list of some of the benefits that the Army will offer to its enlisted men.
10 – 30 days of paid leave annually, as well as paid holidays
9 – Medical benefits including dental and health for your entire family
8 – Retirement Benefits for the future of your family
7 – Uniforms, equipment
6 – Paid housing, food and transportation for soldiers who live on base.
5 – The ability to develop new skills and training for the future
4 – Global assignments
3 – Full time or part time job
2 – Monthly salary broken into two bi-weekly payments with the possibility of cash bonuses
1 – Money for college, the ability to earn college credits through tuition assistance as well as through MOS.
In other words, the Army is offering a great deal to its enlisted men, hoping they will devote themselves to the armed forces as a result. If your life needs a direction, this may just be the direction that you seek.