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About National Guard

The National Guard serves both state and federal governments. The difference between the Guard and other branches is that while Guard units are combat-trained and can be deployed overseas, they are just as likely to serve in their home communities—training just one weekend per month, and one two-week period each year.

During local emergencies,
 – more... Guard units assist residents endangered by storms, floods, fires and other disasters. Guard companies deployed overseas may see combat, but are often found building schools and hospitals, training local peacekeepers or teaching local farmers more efficient techniques and better uses of their land. – less

National Guard Employer Reviews

255A Information Systems Technician (Current Employee), Fairfax, VADecember 17, 2013
SGT (E-5),Senior Information Technology Specialist (Current Employee), Fairfax, VAOctober 4, 2013
Specialist (Current Employee), Gaithersburg, MDApril 23, 2014
Military Police (Current Employee), Manassas, VADecember 21, 2014
Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (Current Employee), Arlington, VAMarch 13, 2015

National Guard Salaries

Non-commissioned Officer
$59,000 per year
Based on 64 employees
Human Resource Specialist
$40,000 per year
Based on 30 employees
$11,500 per year
Based on 29 employees
Team Leader
$40,200 per year
Based on 23 employees
Military Police
$30,000 per year
Based on 18 employees