In this section
Explore the individual Service branches and career paths available to you.
The Military offers flexible service commitments, from Active Duty, to the Reserve, or National Guard.
Take a look at the requirements and expectations of these two distinct routes to Service.
This interactive tool helps you learn about Military base locations in the U.S. and abroad.
Types of Military Service
The U.S. Military consists of five active-duty Service branches and their respective Guard and Reserve components. Together, they offer a broad variety of ways to serve.