The United States Air Force offers rewarding careers to all who enlist. You are employed in an exciting career which allows you to live out your dreams. Along with a great career, the United States Air Force offers great benefits. Examples of a few of the benefits you can enjoy are:
Education ? A smart airman is a better airman. In order to allow you the education you desire, the United States Air Force has many different educational opportunities. There are options for education on and off base. You will also be given the opportunity for your children to learn in on base schools when you are stationed overseas.
Retirement ? It is harder and harder to find companies which offer retirement plans for individuals. The United States Air Force offers retirement plans for every airman. Once you have completed 20 years of active service, you will be able to enjoy monthly retirement income.
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Housing ? Making sure you have a roof over your head is easy when you are in the United States Air Force. You will be able to live for free on base no matter where you are stationed. There is housing available for families and even the option for an allowance if you choose to live off base.
Insurance ? Being an airman means having your health taken care of. All airmen are provided with comprehensive medical and dental benefits. You even have the ability to cover your immediate family for care either on or off base. Those looking to enroll in life insurance are given the opportunity to enroll in low cost insurance plans.
Groceries ? The cost of food is on the rise and you can use all the help you can get. Luckily there is shopping available on base with no taxes added. You will even be given a monthly allowance for food.
Education ? To make you a better airman, the United States Air Force provides you with tuition reimbursement as well as access to the Montgomery GI Bill. Your children will receive quality educations on base no matter where you are stationed.
Travel ? As an airman, you will receive 30 days of vacation a year. You will be able to fly cheap if there is space available and you can stay on base near your destination for $6 per day or more.
Edward A. McGraw says
Will there be any great benifit to being in the civil air patrol youth program, Jr. ROTC and young marine Programs as I am now as a youth . I am 15 years of age and thinking about the Air Force after High School.
Adam Gardner says
Only if you plan on enlisting and have earned the Billy Mitchell award with your CAP unit. If you have earned the Billy Mitchell award and continue on with CAP you will start off 2 paygrades higher as an Airman First Class (E-3).