I also desire to commission as an army officer because I believe that I have demonstrated my ability as a person who can lead, accept responsibilities, and adapt to an ever-changing organization and world. The other thread discussed all of this already regarding your grammar, and yet, you still made the same errors. They don't deserve you giving a half-effort. I would love the opportunity to help promote an environment that fosters good moral judgment, positivity, team building, and personnel interactions amongst our future soldiers. Additional scholarship benefits include a designated allowance for textbooks and supplies. This is so that I can get used to the early starts and so that I can improve my fitness levels.
You can never just hang out. So don't take my words to heart. Appointments are generally made through nominations from U. It is the intangible benefits of becoming a Military Officer that will really change your life. ~ Unless you only did 1 year in 2004, and never attended again, you would be over the 30 credit limit. Keep in mind that an officer should be detail oriented.
There are many aspects to being an officer, both good and bad. Being an officer isn't really about you, it's about how you can affect all those you serve with. Educational assistance in the form of highly competitive scholarships are available for two, three or four years at different amounts for each year. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website! For those who are natural-born leaders this is an opportunity to be able to gain quality, hands-on leadership experience. Why wouldn't I want to be a member of an elite few, a member of the most valuable one percentile? I successfully graduated college with two degrees, an Associates 3.
I believe that service as an Army officer is a distinguished honor that is surrounded with a rich history of all who have served and sacrificed before me. The terrible events that occurred on that day demonstrated the need for dedicated men and women to serve our nation and protect against all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Make the best of what they give you and show everyone you will succeed no matter what. You get in your routine, but there are days it is hard to get up. Were you thinking of joining the army to do this, what is the benefit of saying that? A Captain O-3 with 6 years in the army would have about the same salary as a Sergeants Major E-9 with 18 years in the Army. Were they what you expected? Put down the paperwork on the stupid stuff and get out with them. .
Active duty Soldiers serve full time. If they are 29, and starting college this fall they are hitting the upper limit for commissioning 4 years from now. It creates a great place to work. A person who can't pick up their own mistakes in an essay may become the officer who leaves behind a key piece of equipment or essential supplies. If I am selected to become an officer in the United States Army, I will draw from my experience in the enlisted ranks when I lead and interact with soldiers under my command. Cadets are scheduled for a six-week Advanced Camp during the summer between their junior and senior years of college.
Every weekday I am up at 6am and I embark on a 4 mile run. Today's Military Attending a Service Academy Service academies combine general education with special military training. As you can imagine, employers are impressed by anybody who served their country. Military Academy, located at West Point, N. From leaders of industry to United States presidents, many began their careers as Army Officers.
Army soldiers and officers have to be aggressive and strong in battle, yet behave properly and show self-control all of the time. I'm not saying to exagerate. Since this is a vague question, I will provide you with a bit of answer. Can you also become an officer? I don't think you get to chose in the Marines, but in the Army, most cadets want to be in infantry, aviation and military intelligence. A physically and mentally challenging course designed to transform first-time Soldiers or those with prior military experience into strong, effective leaders. Im only 17 and am just beginning my application. To Serve Your Country One of the biggest motivators to be an Army officer is to serve your country.
It is a lot of politics. For more on military educational benefits, visit the Education Center. In exchange for increased responsibility, officers receive superior benefits and excellent credentials valued by both military and civilian employers. First things first, you will gain access to tangible benefits which include a higher salary and better housing. That is a different ball of wax. Did 1 year a community college and have a 3. My first attempt was similar to yours in motivation, determination, and desires.
The only time you will really have to be with the troops is when you are a platoon leader. It is my personal goal to strive to become the best soldier I can be and utilize all professional advancement opportunities that are available to me. A servant leader is someone who looks to the needs of the people and asks how they can help them to solve problems and promote personal development. Accountability is a real thing here as is honor and character. While this is extremely rare. However, over the past nine years I have come to embrace all that the United States military stands for.
You will also have access to many of the benefits of active duty Soldiers, but your time spent on duty is greatly decreased. Along with this, you must be comfortable with being in a position of authority, which often calls for the supervision of others as well as the management of multiple activities. Units are identified by their officers: Eisenhower, Patton, Puller, Nimitz, etc. Students may withdraw at any time with no military obligation. You can live where you want, focus on your civilian career and stay close to your family. I give guidance, show directions, help the command team in many ways. During this time peers and aquaintances stated that college was tough, that it was near impossible to complete while working full time, that if I did complete college it would take me over the span of 5 years.