I was in the Air National Guard for four years. You will have to go to Ft. Sam Houston for Officer's Training. You will be asked where you wish to be assigned and given three options. If the Army needs you at any of your three choices, you will be sent there. If not, you will be sent to wherever they need you. You have to understand that the military is structured on rank. As a second lieutenant you are low man on the pole. As you increase in responsibility and rank, it comes with it's perks. It also comes with some drawbacks. Assignments are generally for three years except to a war zone. Then they are for one year but our President has changed the rules and increased the time.
The military is a good place to learn a great deal. And they will help pay for your advance degrees. It is a good place to spend twenty years and retire. Retire in your mid forties with still another twenty years of work allowed in you. And you will retire with a good pension, payable upon your retirement, PX and commissary privileges, travel privileges on military transport planes, military hotels overseas, near Disney-world, Hawaii, S.F., to name a few. And you have all of these rights while on active duty.
The Hale Koa, in Hawaii, room rates are based on rank. In 1982 when we first went, we paid $40 a night. A room at the Hilton was $440 a night. And you cannot beat the things that are at each hotel and at military prices. And you can sponsor family members, you just haver to be there when they check in.
If I had it to do over, I would have gone active Army.