If you have prior military service you could qualify for either a 6-year or 3-year enlistment bonus. This bonus is only available with certain restrictions, and is not payable until completion of recruit training.
Who Is Eligible For A Prior Service Enlistment Bonus?
To be eligible for an enlistment bonus you must agree to serve for a specified period in at least one of the following reenlistment or extension categories:
- A designated military skill
- A designated career field
- A designated unit
- A designated grade
You also must complete any required military training to qualify.
Amount of Bonus
The bonus is currently worth up to $40,000 depending on the military skill and length of enlistment.