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National Guard

The Arkansas Army National Guard is a component of the Arkansas National Guard and the United States National Guard. Nationwide, the Army National Guard comprises approximately one half of the US Army's available combat forces and approximately one third of its support organization. National coordination of various state National Guard units are maintained through the National Guard Bureau. The Arkansas Army National Guard is composed of approximately 8,000 soldiers, and maintains 77 armories in 77 communities. The Arkansas Army National Guard also operates two major training facilities, Chaffee Maneuver Training Center (formerly Fort Chaffee), located near Fort Smith, Arkansas and Robinson Maneuver Training Center (formerly Camp Joseph T. Robinson) located in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

Open Positions

Armories and Recruiting Stations

Arkansas Guard History


  • 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
  • 142nd Field Artillery Brigade
  • 87th Troop Command
  • 77th Theater Aviation Brigade

State Education Benefits

Up to $2,500/semester;15 years or less TIS No PT or HT/WT flagging actions Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Cannot exceed 130 semester hours/8 semester limit

''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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