There are a ton of different reasons to join the military, and for most people, money isn’t a big factor. But it certainly doesn’t hurt. Despite popular belief, the military offers plenty of opportunities to become a high-earner.
How Many Military Ranks Do You Know?
One of the first things you discover in basic training is the different ranks you can achieve as a service member. At a basic level, this system tells you who you need to be saluting (and who should salute you), which can come in handy when you’re just learning the ropes of military life.
Which Military Branch Is the Best?
The best military branch is a point of contention among service members and Veterans alike. Sure, all service members represent the military, and because of that, they all support each other.
The Purple Heart Almost Died With Gen. Washington
Several years ago, retired Sergeant Danny Priest leaned over and said to me, “The Purple Heart is one of those medals you do not want to get because you have to have been wounded in battle.” He should know.