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National Guard

The National Guard was founded on December 13, 1636 right here in Massachusetts and is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Four of the oldest units in the U.S. Army still serve in the Massachusetts Army National Guard today. We offer paid job training in nearly 150 different career fields. Our Soldiers serve a unique dual-mission, protecting freedom at home and around the globe. In recognition of their work and sacrifice, they are entitled to a number of outstanding federal and state benefits including a 100% Tuition & Fee waiver to Massachusetts state colleges and universities. For nearly four centuries, the men and women of the Massachusetts Army National Guard have served with pride and honor. Contact us today to join them.

Armories and Recruiting Stations

State Education Benefits

Soldiers of the Massachusetts Army National Guard are entitled to a multitude of of outstanding federal and state benefits. The state of Massachusetts provides National Guard soldiers with an exclusive waiver which allows them to attend any of the 29 state colleges and universities 100% tuition and academic fee FREE!

''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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