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National Guard

The nation's oldest military branch, the Connecticut Army National Guard serves both state and federal governments. In times of local natural disasters or civil disturbances, the Connecticut Guard stands ready to help civilian authorities. When international conflicts arise, it serves alongside active military.

Open Positions

Armories and Recruiting Stations


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  • Connecticut State Area Command
  • 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain)

State Education Benefits

100% Tuition; Member of the CTNG  in good standing submit application thru their unit.  Veterans Honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces, 90 days active Military duty during war.  Public Colleges and Universities require proof of service with a DD 214

Education Services Office

Am I eligible?
What are the benefits?
How do I join?

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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