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The Arizona Army National Guard employs over 5,100 Citizen-Soldiers, and is the largest Military Reserve Component in the state. As expected, having the largest force structure allows for career opportunities in many occupational fields, both full and part time.As a member of the Arizona Army National Guard you have a lot career options. Each field offers you the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself, serving our community and joining the fight for freedom. Learn skills that translate into civilian jobs and gain experience that can't be taught in a classroom. Text GUARD to 462769 to learn more.

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State Education Benefits

Education benefits are available for Selected Reserve and National Guard members to help with education and training costs. Guard and Reserve members are eligible for several education benefits including the GI Bill, tuition assistance, state benefits and other programs.

Reservists & Guard members are eligible for theMontgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve, if they:

  • Have a six-year obligation to serve in the Selected Reserve or Guard signed after June 30, 1985. Officers must have agreed to serve six years in addition to their original obligation.
  • Complete your initial active duty for training (IADT).
  • Meet the requirement to receive a high school diploma or equivalency certificate before completing IADT.
  • Remain in good standing while serving in an active Selected Reserve unit.

If they leave the reserves or guard, they are no longer eligible.

Federal Tuition Assistance is a military benefit that pays the cost of tuition and some fees.Tuition assistance program guidelines, application procedures and the policies for determining eligibility vary between the services. Congress has given each service the ability to pay up to 100% for the tuition expenses of its members. Select the following link to get detailed information onTuition Assistancefor your branch or unit.

''GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website athttp://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill."


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