# 1 – Health Care – As a member of the military, you receive the very best in health care completely free of charge. As an active duty member of the military you will receive complete dental and medical care at no cost to you.
# 2 – Paid Vacation – In the military, you receive as many as 30 days worth of free paid vacation every year, which is not something you can achieve at most companies these days.
# 3 – Life Insurance – You can receive as much as $200,000 to $250,000 in service group life insurance for being a member of the military and all it will cost is approximately $20 per month.
# 4 – Retirement – After spending fifteen years in the service you can decide on one of two different retirement plans, one of which involves a $30,000 lump sum payment and the other which involves a pension following service.
# 5 – VA Benefits – The VA, the Department of Veterans Affairs offers dozens of federal benefits including VA home loans for example that you can take advantage of just for being a member of the military.