Be the next to follow.
The Army is a great organization but right now really needs to address culture, especially at the Senior ranks. Too many things go unaddressed or corrected because those with the ability to affect them are themselves the least effected. I would let my children enlist right now.
The pay is well and your paycheck is delivered on a timely basis regardless of whether you have direct deposit or not.
It was a great career. I learned so much and there were great friends made there. I was there 22 yrs.
Be prepared to work hard and do many tasks for much to low of pay. And you will be working every holiday except Christmas Day.
The variety.......never knew where I would be flying my Blackhawk to next, or what the next mission might be, or how risky it might be. Staying up on the latest in technology, and constantly studying for the next checkride, or piece of new equipment and how to best utilize it.