Benefits

Benefits of Active Duty Service:

  • Advanced pay grade upon entry
  • Full medical and dental coverage for you and your family
  • Allowances for housing , food, and clothing
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Up to $65,000 in Student Loan Repayment
  • Up to $83,000 in Post 9-11 GI Bill and Army College Fund for continuing your education after completing military service
  • Full tuition assistance for courses you take while on active duty
  • Opportunities for continued professional development
  • Seasonal enlistment bonuses
  • Professional instruments and equipment
  • The ability to earn a steady pay check as a performing musician
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Benefits of Army Reserve Service:

  • Advanced pay grade upon entry
  • Drill pay for one weekend a month and two weeks of annual training
  • Seasonal enlistment bonuses up to $20,000
  • Montgomery GI Bill up to $12,000 with additional GI Bill ┬ôKicker
  • College Loan Repayment up to $50,000
  • Professional instruments and equipment
  • The opportunity to perform with other professional musicians while earning some extra money and serving your country
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Benefits of National Guard Service:

  • Advanced pay grade upon entry
  • Drill pay for one weekend a month and two weeks of annual training.
  • 100% Tuition Assistance (based on in-state tuition) up to $18,000 over 4 years
  • Monthly allowance for books through the Montgomery GI Bill
  • College Loan Repayment up to $45,000
  • Additional state educational benefits may apply
  • Professional instruments and equipment
  • The opportunity to perform with other professional musicians while earning some extra money and serving your country
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