top of page

How to join the military

Veterans’ Voices is directed toward veterans and their families who have given so much to ensure our freedom in this country. This is an area where you may share your experiences, or read of other veterans’ experiences. We thank you for your service, and hope that you know how much you are loved and appreciated.


I have been getting emails with questions about the military. Why join and which branch has the most benefits? How long is an enlistment, among other questions. So, I did some research on the VA websites as well as military. I wanted to get the latest materials. Of course, before you sign the enlistment papers, do your own research. I know there will be small mistakes, but as a whole it will give you the idea.

There are six branches of the US armed forces.

1) U.S. Air Force (USAF)


bottom of page