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    Aug 8, 2013, 03:51 AM
    Does military service help with getting a good job?
    Hi I am planning to join the army or the marine a few years from now and I was wondering the benefits of going to college before enlisting? And also do most people get a good job after they leave the marine or army if they graduated from college?
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    Aug 8, 2013, 05:37 PM
    College first, officer school next. Join first you'll be a grunt!
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    Aug 8, 2013, 05:45 PM
    My son was in the Army 5 years, He now is a wildfire fighter on the west coast, My daughter was in the Air Force, She now is a mechanic for Gulf Stream, They sell retired military planes to rich people. There are career magazines especially for people out of the servic
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    Aug 8, 2013, 08:41 PM
    There are ROTC programs at most colleges, and officer training school. So do you prefer management or worker positions.

    Looking for a job, saying you were a Captain may go further than saying you were a corporal or sgt ( not that the Sargent don't actually run the army, but it is not the same on a resume.

    Many places will look good at you, if you have military training and have some years of military service. **also military is a great career, and staying in can be a great option.

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