If you have an interest in maintaining and repairing precision electronics, then put it to good use in the Army National Guard as a Small Arms/Artillery Repairer.
Army National Guard forces use an array of weapons, from small field artillery to large ballistic missiles. These generally use electronic firing, guidance, and launch systems that help locate targets, aim weapons, and fire them. It is the role of the Small Arms/Artillery Repairers to keep these small arms and other infantry weapons operating properly with maintenance and repairs.
Use your Small Arms/Artillery Repairer experience as a springboard to advance your civilian career. The skills you learn in this specialty will prepare you for a future as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician, or a missile facilities repairer with civilian firms that design, build, and test weapons for the military.
Earn while you learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for Small Arms/Artillery Repairers consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Training consists of both classroom and field work.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
- Paid training
- A monthly paycheck
- Montgomery GI Bill
- Retirement benefits for part-time service
- Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
- 401(k)-type savings plan
- Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
- Healthcare Benefits Available
- High School Diploma or GED
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
- Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
- Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
Programs and benefits are subject to change.
This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
For the latest list of all open jobs in your area, please visit the National Guard Job Board regularly at jobs.NationalGuard.com
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