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National Guard

serving country and community

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In the Maine Army National Guard, you can help make a difference in your country and your community! Since 1642 men and women of Maine have stepped up to defend and protect our homes and communities near and far. As a member of the Maine Guard you will know that you are not just part of a military organization, but part of a proud family. While serving part-time in the military you can also have a full/part-time job outside the military, go to college, spend time with your family and more! We currently offer: - Up to $20,000.00 enlistment bonus - Affordable Health Insurance (about $48/mo for a single Soldier) - 100% Tuition Waiver to Maine Colleges (see below) Contact a recruiter to see how the Guard can help you succeed.

100% Tuition Assistance

State Education Benefits

  • Free in-state college tuition waiver
  • Steady paycheck
  • The Veterans Dependents Education Benefits Program
  • Maine National Guard Education Assistance
  • Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
  • Split Training Program
  • Stripes for Buddies Programs
  • College Credits for Promotion
  • Life insurance for you and your family
  • Low-cost health insurance for you and your family


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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