Discipline. Loyalty. Experience. Every employer wants someone with these qualities because these are the people who become leaders. And those are exactly the qualities you'll develop as a Soldier in the Army National Guard. Imagine competing for a management position and it comes down to you and one other applicant. The strong work ethic, valuable skills, and undeniable experience you gain in the Army National Guard will give you the edge you need in today's competitive job market.
And that's just the beginning. As an Infantryman, you will be prepared to defend this country against whatever challenge it faces, be it natural disasters or combat operations. You will be the backbone of the Guard, a leader, and an integral member of a team that employs advanced weapons and tactics in support of offensive and defensive combat missions. You will:
- Assist in reconnaissance operations
- Employ, fire, and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines
- Operate weapon systems under various conditions, including engaging targets using night vision sights
- Operate and maintain communications equipment
- Perform as a member of a fire team during training and combat missions
- Process prisoners of war and captured documents
Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! Join the Guard and you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
Job training for an Infantryman requires at least 15 weeks of Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions.
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
- Up to 100 percent Tuition Assistance for college or vocational training (up to $4,500 per fiscal year, 1 October – 30 September)
- 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 (If you do not have a diploma or GED, you may still apply - ask a Recruiter about how the Army National Guard can help you earn your 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)
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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