Perhaps the most important draw these days is family health coverage, which for some, may trump the possibility of injury. In an article on the topic at CNNMoney.com, one staff sergeant is quoted as saying , "I'm not worried about (serving in Iraq or Afghanistan). I'm just worried about my kids." Educational opportunities, leadership training and reenlistment bonuses also may help make the decision easier for some. If service (whether in the military or in some other governmental agency) is something you're considering, start the research process here on Vault on our Government and Non-Profit page .
--Posted by Todd Obolsky, Vault News & Commentary
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