USA Armed Forces Resource Collection


The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard are the main branches of the United States Armed Forces. Whether joining as an enlisted member or officer, there are countless benefits for serving in the military. Active duty, reservists and veterans are all typically eligible for health insurance, educational benefits, reduce cost loans, specialized burials and other benefits that can help a service member both during and after their time with the military. Outside of tangible benefits, there are certainly emotional benefits and life changing experiences that can occur during service. The following links provide resources for those looking to join, those who are serving and those who have served in any of these branches.

Army

  • Go Army The official Army recruiting website, complete with information about joining, different career paths and benefits available and what life as a soldier is like.
  • US Army The official website of the US Army, including current news and resources for active duty soldiers.
  • The Army Historical Foundation Provides information on the National Army Museum and historical information concerning the US Army.
  • Army Times Contains up-to-date news concerning the Army for both current and former soldiers.
  • Army Education Benefits Provides information on how the Army helps to pay for and further one’s education.
  • Army Life This site provides personal stories of soldiers and describes all of the benefits available to members of the US Army.
  • Health Benefits Provides information concerning eligibility for Army health benefits for both soldiers and their families / dependents.
  • Army Sports Information concerning US Army sports.
  • West Point The official website of the highly esteemed United States Military College.
  • US Army War College Provides information concerning educational benefits available to soldiers and those looking to join the Army.

Navy

  • US Navy The official recruiting site for the US Navy containing information on joining the Navy and the career paths available.
  • Navy The official website of the US Navy, containing current news and resources for sailors.
  • Navy Sports The official website for Navy sports.
  • Navy Times Current news that concerns the Navy and its sailors.
  • United States Naval Academy The official website of the prestigious Naval Academy.
  • Navy Seals Provides information and news for this elite portion of the US Navy.
  • Navy Historical Foundation Provides information concerning Navy history and the official Naval Museum.
  • Navy Reserve Provides information about the benefits available to enlisted and officer Navy reserve sailors.
  • Navy Cyberspace This site provides detailed information about the benefits available to sailors.
  • Navy Benefits Provides a detailed list of every benefit available to sailors and other members of the Armed Forces.

Air Force

  • US Air Force The official recruiting site of the US Air Force, containing information on their mission and what careers are possible with the Air Force.
  • United States Air Force This is the official site of the US Air Force, containing news and resources for airmen and women.
  • Air Force ROTC  Provides information and resources about the educational benefits available to airmen and women.
  • Air Force Times Provides current news and information for active duty, reserve and retired airmen and women.
  • United States Air Force Academy This is the official site of the esteemed Air Force Academy and contains information about acceptance and daily life.
  • Air Force Falcons This site provides up-to-date news and information concerning the official football team of the US Air Force.
  • Air Force Aid Society A charity that works with airmen and women to help them in their times of need.
  • Air Force Reserve This is the official site of the Air Force Reserve, detailing the benefits available to reservists.
  • Air Force Benefits Details benefits available to member of the US Air Force.
  • Air Force Veterans Benefits Provides information concerning all of the benefits available to veterans of the US Air Force.

Marines

  • Marines Recruiting The official recruiting site of the US Marine Corps details how to join, the benefits of doing so and what life as a Marine is like.
  • United States Marine Corps The official website of the US Marine Corps provides news and information relevant to the Marine Corps and its Marines.
  • Marine Corps News Provides current news concerning the Marines.
  • Marines Magazine A magazine dedicated to Marines, providing historical information as well as detailing current events.
  • Marine Corps Association A group that provides support and membership benefits to active duty personnel and veterans of the Marines.
  • Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Provides information on how the Marine Corps will help pay for furthering one’s education.
  • The Few A website dedicated to helping Marines connect, providing job search resources and links to unit homepages.
  • Marine Corps Health Benefits A website and organization that provides information on health insurance possibilities for Marines and their families.
  • Marine Benefits Provides details on all of the benefits available to active duty personnel and veterans of the Marines.
  • Survivor Benefits Provides information to families of Marines who were killed on duty.

Coast Guard

  • Coast Guard Recruiting The official recruiting site for the US Coast Guard, providing information on benefits, how to join and what to expect during service and after.
  • US Coast Guard The official website of the US Coast Guard, providing news and informational resources for service members and their families.
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary Provides information on how to serve in the Coast Guard on a volunteer basis.
  • Coast Guard Academy This is the official site of the highly regarded Coast Guard Academy, offering academic information for potential students and current students alike.
  • Coast Guard Mutual Assistance This charity provides benefits and outreach programs to Coast Guard service members.
  • Coast Guard Headquarters This site provides up-to-date information and news concerning the workings of the US Coast Guard.
  • Coast Guard Athletics This site provides information on the athletic teams associated with the US Coast Guard.
  • Coast Guard Foundation An organization that works with service members and their families both during and after their service.
  • Coast Guard Benefits This site provides detailed information on all of the benefits available to service members.
  • History This site provides detailed information on the history of the US Coast Guard.