EXCELLENT choices...all around. Having the Fed pay for your education, while you gain leadership skills. Easy on the Kia reference, as you become an Officer, your subordinates will NOT take that attitude well.
One of the leading causes of Leadership Failure is leaders being openly disrespectful of their troops.
Here's a Female Naval Captain who refused to fall on her sword, so her superiors helped her out.
And to keep it balanced, here's a Male CO that suffered the same fate.