These tickets are etiher free, or a very minimal charge (such as $5, or the tax charged at the airport). Reasons to join the military extend beyond your initial time in the service.
There are many veterans benefits that are available to prior military members for long after they leave active duty or reserve service.
The military also has several resorts around the world, including the Hale Koa resort in Hawaii, Shades of Green at Disney World in Florida, and resorts in Japan, Germany, and South Korea.
Most major military installations also have base lodging (military hotel), where you can stay on a space available basis for less than the cost of an off-base hotel.
To top it off, you may be able to jump on a military hop and fly for free if there are available seats.
A military hop is a scheduled military flight that may take on passengers on a space-avialable basis (also known as Space-A).
The new GI Bill pays veterans who served at least 36 months a monthly living stipend and full tuition to pay for college after they leave the military.
Depending on how long the service member commits, this Post-9/11 GI Bill can be transferred to spouses and children.
(More tips for creating your post-military resume).
The military has installations all around the world and pays for you and your family to get there and back.