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Learn Army tasks in a fun and interactive game environment. Go to to create your account, you must contact your recruiter or Recruiting Center and ask for the center's RSID to begin your Army training.

Financial Management

There is a NEW Financial Management Class located on the Additional Training tab of the FSTS. This class is designed to give you a better understanding of successful financial strategies.

All Married Future Soldiers

If you are a married Future Soldier and have not already provided your Spouse the opportunity to register with the Family Information Center (FIC) do so now! The FIC provides new Army Spouses with a source to ask questions and receive specific information regarding countless topics ranging from TriCare and benefits to finance and DEERs enrollment! You can register your Spouse by either emailing or telephoning us. EMAIL: PHONE: 877-535-6387 TOLL FREE

Newest Future Soldiers

Please welcome our newest Future Soldiers


A Soldier's base salary is generally determined by his or her rank and years of service. In addition to Basic Pay, Soldiers may also earn additional pay for performing special tasks, or for working certain jobs.

Most Active Duty Officers and enlisted Soldiers are eligible for living allowances designed to offset the costs of food, clothing, or off-base housing among a long list of others.

Active Duty Starting Monthly Pay

Army Reserve Starting Drill Pay

Private E-1 (less than four months) $1,865 Private E-1 (less than four months) $248
Private E-1 (more than four months) $2,017 Private E-1 (more than four months) $268
Private E-2 $2,261 Private E-2 $301
Private First Class E-3 $2,377 Private First Class E-3 $317
Specialist E-4 $2,633 Specialist E-4 $351
Sergeant E-5 $2,872 Sergeant E-5 $382
Warrant Officer W-1 $3,739 Warrant Officer W-1 $498
Chief Warrant Officer W-2 $4,260 Chief Warrant Officer W-2 $568
Chief Warrant Officer W-3 $4,815 Chief Warrant Officer W-3 $642
2nd Lieutenant O-1 $3,826 2nd Lieutenant O-1 $510
1st Lieutenant O-2 $4,408 1st Lieutenant O-2 $587
Captain O-3 $5,102 Captain O-3 $680
*Pay rates below are for less than two years of total service; amounts are rounded to the nearest dollar.  
Source: DFAS Pay Tables effective Jan. 1, 2024

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

The Thrift Savings Plan allows a Soldier to set aside a monthly amount from his or her paycheck to meet future needs, especially retirement. TSP is separate from the military retirement system, which is based on years of service and rank.


Family Members: click here to access information designed to assist families of Future Soldiers

Training Locations

Family Services

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Click here to access online training and links to assist you in preparing for Initial Entry Training.

Register for Future Soldier Training System account

Future Soldier Training Program

Future Soldier Chat
Click the link below to access chat rooms that are designed specifically for Future Soldiers.
Future Soldier Training

The Future Soldier Training is now available.

Enter the FSTS

Referral Program

Interested in earning a promotion, or even more as a Future Soldier?

Visit the Referrals page for details