The military offers a great retirement plan you cannot get as a civilian, and certainly cannot start investing in as a college student without help.
The military offers benefits such as the Gi bill to pay for schooling if in service or after.
with every year of experience, and not only referring to deployment, a pay raise is guaranteed every fiscal year.
your child's future
depending on how long you serve, the military will let you give your financial schooling benefits to your children.
your family's future
when a man or woman joins the military, so does his or her family. when the military promises to take of you and your future, that also means your family's future if anything happens to you.