Originally Posted by c/Commander
Pay is identical, but promotions do come a lot faster in the US Army from what my gunny tells me. You'll need, at minimum, a green card to enlist - you might want to start that process now if it's something you're seriously considering.
Right on. Air force and a few other branches offer larger incentives and better BAH and such, but in the long run, the Army promotes faster, thus higher pay grade and more money. 365 points last I looked for 5.
But then again, you can be Sergeant Major of the Universe and make less than Captain of Supplyland.