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National Guard

Part-Time Service, Full Time Hero.

The California Army National Guard organizes, trains, equips, and resources community based land forces. On order, we mobilize to support state and/or federal authority. Across our organization, we are committed to improving, preparing and protecting our communities, state and nation. The California National Guard - we are a force like no other.

Armories and Recruiting Stations

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State Education Benefits

The cost of a higher education should not stop you from reaching your goals in life. In addition to your monthly drill pay and allowances, the California National Guard offers numerous state benefits such as Federal & State Tuition Assistance and the Montgomery GI Bill.

''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."

Education Services Office

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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