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US Army Benefits

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The training and salary you get as a Soldier are only some of the ways the Army strengthens you for tomorrow. The Army also offers money for education, comprehensive health care, generous vacation time, family services and support groups, special pay for special duties and cash allowances to cover the cost of living.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Health Insurance  (1,482 comments)

    “Health care is free while serving on active duty and continues beyond your service as part of your retirement benefit.”

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off  (783 comments)

    “30 days vacation each year. Ability to accumulate vacation and carry over 60 days from fiscal year to fiscal year. All major holidays off and most...”

  • Retirement Plan  (504 comments)

    “I revived a pension after 20 years of service worth 50% of my base salary. New soldiers do not have access to this but will gain access to a 401K...”

  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Infantry Squad Leader in Fort Drum, New York State

    TSP is pretty comparable to 401k. Paid vacation time is good. Great healthcare benefits, to include prescriptions. Awesome allowance for housing.

  • Dec 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current O5 - Army - Lieutenant Colonel in Coronado, California

    20 year retirement, free health care while serving, with continuous access to health care after retirement.

  • Dec 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Los Angeles, California

    Be all you can be in the Army

  • Dec 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Operations Officer in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

    PTO is very generous. 30 days a year of PTO. They just switched to the blended retirement plan which is perfect if you don't plan on staying in the Army a long time.

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Recruiting Manager in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Great Benefits. Medical was extremely helpful

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Augusta, Georgia

    Having to fill out tons of paperwork and hoping it gets approved and it’s at a time when you’re able to.

  • Dec 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Special Agent in Washington, District of Columbia

    Competitive government benefits across the board.

  • Dec 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Fort Stewart, Georgia

    Free healthcare, decent maternity and paternity leave, pension plan, great G.I. Bill college benefit for after you leave, great VA benefits after leaving (e.g. home loan)

  • Dec 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Fort Bliss, Texas

    great health care for the entire family

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Infantryman in Savannah, Georgia

    Free health care, 30 days paid time off per year, and disability were good. Although the actual health care itself was garbage

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