Life in the Military
Customs & Practices
Although many aspects of military life are similar to civilian life, there are numerous ways that it’s completely unique, like using military time, saluting, wearing uniforms and more.
In this section
Learn about military structure and how officers and enlisted members interact.
See how service members present themselves with esprit de corps.
Learn a few unique ways that military members reduce room for error.
Explore how members stay healthy, fit and ready for duty.
Learn about three common on-base traditions of honor and respect.