Benefits of Being an Army Pharmacy Specialist

The United States Army provides comprehensive medical and dental benefits to all active personnel. This means having the ability to see a doctor as well as your family being able to see the doctor as well as being able to get all of the medication you need to get well again. Making sure you get all of the medicine you need is the job of the Pharmacy specialist. The job comes along with a lot of benefits you can easily take advantage of.

Educational Opportunities for a Better Career

Part of what you will get in exchange for your service is superior training as well as an ability to use the training you have received towards a degree in pharmacy and other medical degrees. This will help you to go further in your medical career than even what the US Army will be able to directly provide you. You will be able to learn either through going to college or through distance learning courses.

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Satisfaction of Helping Others

One of the best feelings when you are working as a Pharmacy Specialist is that you will have the positive feeling that you are helping others to get better faster. Your training will allow you to make sure that those you fill prescriptions for will understand how best to take them. Click on the link above to find out even more about this and other exciting careers in the US Army.




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military dot image Brandon Plisch    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

To Whom it may concern,
I am a certified pharmacy technician and was wondering if I could get more information on the army specialist program. I am 21 years old and have recently graduated from a pharmacy technician program, thank you for your time.
Brandon Plisch

military dot image Sgt. Mccarthy    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

its a 19 week program, probably very similar to your civilian training, but with more duties and responsibility. after school the setting is very much the same as a civilian pharmacy, only you are in your army uniform on a base. not much of a difference. just be pretty decent at math, and id study up on your IV calculations. you should do very well, also, it is required to learn each drug and its generic and trade name, purpose, and the extra info you need to put on the bottle ( take with food, Ect.)

military dot image Drew    Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Hi, I am currently in the DEP as a 68W. And I was wondering if it is too late to re-class my job? I have 4 months until basic and I recently realized I have an aversion to blood after I signed my contract. I am willing to do anything to get out of this job and STAY in the Army. Please help with advice.

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