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National Guard

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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.

Armories and Recruiting Stations

Education Services Office

Choose A Path With Purpose

State Education Benefits

The Guard offers lots of programs to help both you and your dependents. Take advantage of scholarships, funding programs and academic counseling.

  • Montgomery GI Bill provides a monthly alowance for books and supplies.
  • Federal Tuition Assistance can cover up to 100 percentof your college tuition and general fees.
  • Army National Guard Kicker provides a monthly allowance for living expenses.

Arizona Army National Guard members can receive Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA), financial assistance provided for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier's professional and personal self-development goals.

What Do You Get?

  • FTA will pay up to $250 per semester hour and up to 16 semester hours per fiscal year.
  • Lifetime limit of 130 undergraduate semester hours and 39 graduate semester hours.
  • FTA will pay toward one credential at each of the following levels: Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, Undergraduate/Graduate Certificate.

''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."


  • 98th Aviation Troop Command
  • 158th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
  • 198th Regional Support Group
Am I eligible?
What are the benefits?
Be more. Earn more.

Get Started

  • Fill out this form and a Guard recruiter will contact you to answer all of your questions.
  • Get the conversation started, with no obligations on your part.

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