The U.S. Army health care team continues to be at the forefront of medical research, innovation and technology. The Army prides itself on continuing to drive research and finding effective solutions that change the way both military and civilian medical professionals practice today. New developments like blood-clotting bandages, protective “skin" that is permeable to chemical or biological threats, and creating vaccines that guard against diseases like the Ebola virus are just some of the life-changing research the U.S. Army has helped advance. Most of that research takes place in state-of-the-art military medical facilities worldwide with access to some of the most high-tech medical equipment and procedures in the industry.
Become a leader in your field of medicine. Develop clinical and leadership skills and gain the experience of a lifetime. Work with some of the most advanced medical professionals and innovative equipment in the industry.
Medical / Health Care
Some of the opportunities available in the Medical and Health Care area include:
Medical Equipment Repairer
Operating Room Specialist
Health Care Specialist
Chief Medical NCO
The training and skills you receive in the Army can prepare you for a future with hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers to name a few. You are also able to earn certifications and licensures for civilian jobs.
The training and salary you get are only some of the ways the Army strengthens you for tomorrow. The Army also offers:
Comprehensive health care (medical and dental)
Generous vacation time (30 days annually)
Retirement Savings Plan
Family services and support groups
Special pay for special duties
Cash allowances to cover the cost of living
You may also be eligible for:
Enlistment bonuses totaling up to $40,000
Up to $81,756 for college
Up to $65,000 to repay qualifying student loans
Up to $4,500 a year tuition assistance while serving
Requirements for Medical & Health Care Opportunities:
U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien
17–35 years old
Healthy and in good physical condition
In good moral standing
High School or equivalent education
Enlistment in the U.S. Army
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