First off, I'd like to thank you guys on here who answer all these questions. I usually just read others posts on down time but I had a question and figured this would be a good source. Don't hurt to ask. I'm currently on my route to ROTC. When I graduate, i've always had my goal of flying, so I'm working towards commissioning (active) and flight school. Now while in college, I'm going to join either reserve or guard to help pay and get my foot in the door and get through some schools or Anythig to make me look better. My question is, will my MOS in the guard or reseve guide or influence, if you will, my branch when I commission? Would anything else? Someone told me to get a civilian fixed wing pilots lisence so I would already know terms and instruments, so I would have a leg up.... Anythig else that could be a determining factor or something I can do?