Don't expect much mainly because the military pays for your living expenses when living in the barracks. Expect around $55.000 more or less
When you go back to civilian life you get certain veteran discounts and respect
The chance of dying isn't high but it's not low either. And when back to civilian life is finding a place to live and jobs to get
Why I chose this career
Because I've always liked the military and my family is mainly Marines.