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!
EXPANDED BENEFITS FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE
As of June 25th, 2018, state tuition secondary education benefits have expanded to MORE Maine public and private schools including the Maine Criminal Justice Academy! This means, more colleges are more affordable as a member of the Maine National Guard.
100% TUITION WAIVER
On April 14, 2016, Governor LePage signed into law, LD 1612, "An Act to Improve the Delivery of Services and Benefits to Maine's Veterans and Provide Tuition Assistance to Members of the Maine National Guard". This law provides 100% tuition waiver for those eligible at all University of Maine campuses, Maine Community Colleges, and Maine Maritime Academy!