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National Guard

At the state level, Mississippi's Governor reserve the ability, to call up members of the Mississippi National Guard in time of domestic emergencies or need. The National Guard's state mission is perhaps the most visible and well known. Nearly everyone has seen or heard of Guard units responding to battle fires or helping communities deal with floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, or other emergency situations. In times of civil unrest, the citizens of a state can rest assured that the Guard will be ready to respond. While juggling missions from Afghanistan to Texas for Hurricane Harvey, the Mississippi National Guard provides desperately needed supplies, muscle and most important hope to citizens. In the face of any enemy—man or nature—the Mississippi Army National Guard will forever be always ready, always there!

State Education Benefits

$4,500 / Not to exceed $2,250 per semester; Undergraduate only. Must have completed Basic Training (BCT). LIMITED to Soldiers/Airmen in the MSNG who are NOT ELIGIBLE for Federal Tuition Assistance (Soldiers who have completed Basic Training, but have not served one (1) year of service past AIT / BOLC completion).

''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."

Armories and Recruiting Stations

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  • The 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT)
  • The 184th Sustainment Command
  • The 66th Troop Command

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