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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

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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
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Non-commissioned Officer
$57,000 per year
Based on 67 employees
$38,000$75,000
Human Resource Specialist
$40,000 per year
Based on 30 employees
$26,000$52,000
Military Police
$12,000 per year
Based on 28 employees
$6,000$20,000
Soldier
$20,000 per year
Based on 26 employees
$10,000$30,000
Team Leader II
$40,000 per year
Based on 23 employees
$30,000$51,000
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pre deployment 2003
C Co. 2/127 INF BDE  (Chickenhawks)
Army training
army training