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National Guard

When natural disaster strikes, whether it's a ​tornado, flood, fire or blizzard, ​the Governor of Nebraska​ sends the National Guard into action. These Citizen Soldiers become local heroes; saving lives, protecting property, and ​helping communities get back on their feet.

The National Guard plays an important role in the defense of American interests around the world. The Nebraska National Guard receives the same training as the United States Army. Overnight, Nebraska Guard members can be in their uniforms on the way to protect our nation as a part of our Military's Total Force.

Find out what it means to be a part of the Nebraska Army National Guard, and the benefits too. Contact a recruiter about opportunities, adventure and financial benefits in the Nebraska Army National Guard.

State Education Benefits

Here are a few of the benefits you may receive as a member of the Nebraska Army National Guard.

If eligible, you may qualify for:

Bonus: up to a $20,000 sign on bonus!

State Tuition Aassistanceat 75% rate, based on the tuition rates of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Federal Tuition Assistance(Up to $4,000 per year) Up to $250 per credit hour, up to 16 semester hours per year.

*May use a combination of State and Federal tuition assistance programs not to exceed 100% of tuition only.

Montgomery GI Bill (currently $384 per month)

Qualified applicants receive a monthly stipend while attending post-secondary education.

Montgomery GI Bill Kicker (up to $350 per month)

This is a supplement to your monthly GI Bill stipend. If you qualify, it could mean up to a total of $734 per month as a full time student. ($384 + $350)

Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000)

For those that have existing student loan obligations at the time of enlistment, the Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) may pay up to $50,000 of your current student loans over your 6 year enlistment period.

Contact a recruiterabout educational benefits in the Nebraska Army National Guard.

''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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