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Military – Job Summaries

Military – Job Summaries

Military Jobs and Careers

Members of the U.S. military service maintain the U.S. national defense. Although some service members work in occupations specific to the military, such as fighter pilots or infantrymen, many work in occupations that also exist in the civilian workplace, such as nurses, doctors, and lawyers. Members serve in the ArmyNavyAir ForceMarine Corps, or Coast Guard, or in the Reserve components of these branches, and in the Air National Guard and Army National Guard. (The Coast Guard, which is included in this profile, is part of the Department of Homeland Security.) (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, February 2021).

Military (Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard)

Military Service

The military distinguishes between enlisted and officer careers.

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