Your Career After West Point

Join Your Unit

Next, you’ll be sent to an Army unit where you will build experience in your occupational specialty for the next three years. You might lead a helicopter aviation platoon, a vertical engineering unit, or a cyber operations team, for example.

The Army has a wide variety of specialized occupational fields called “branches.” Each branch has its own area of technical and tactical expertise. Depending on the needs of the Army and your personal desires, you will pick from the branches below.