Usually working in an office setting with both military and civilian personnel, admin specialists are professional Soldiers. Ensuring the proper handling of personnel matters for Soldiers throughout the entire Guard, administration specialists make sure Soldiers are taken care of from pay to legal issues to processing personal data.
Signal support systems specialists are primarily responsible for working with battlefield signal support systems and terminal devices. This equipment needs to consistently work in order for the Army to direct the movement of its troops.
Medical specialists work firsthand with other medics and doctors to treat combat emergencies, stabilize wounded Soldiers and prepare them for evacuation. Medics are trained in triage, CPR, basic life support and emergency techniques.
Guard mechanics can fix anything that needs maintenance or repairs, from 5-ton cargo trucks and armor-plated Humvees to the most sophisticated equipment in the world, like the M1 Abrams tank. Every piece of mechanized equipment the Guard uses has to be ready to roll at any time, and mechanic and maintenance Soldiers make this possible. Soldiers depend on these vehicles and equipment to accomplish their mission and save lives during a disaster.
Responsible for supplying combat troops with anything they need to push the frontline forward. Support and logistics specialists oversee the delivery and storage of medical supplies, gear, weaponry and ammunition. They’re also in charge of moving millions of gallons of fuel and refueling tanker trucks, ships and railcars.
With hundreds of thousands of Soldiers stationed across the United States and around the globe, it’s no small job to move necessary equipment and personnel. Transport Soldiers can be counted on to deliver anything, anywhere, with seamless coordination.
Engineers build anything and everything the Guard needs. From surveying and bulldozing to framing and wiring, engineers are responsible for taking on construction or demolition projects of any size from beginning to end. These projects can range from paving roads to setting up fortifications for hundreds of Soldiers. Combat engineers put these skills to use on the battlefield, destroying obstacles in the way of troops, or detecting and eliminating mines.
100% tuition Exemption to State Funded College and Universities; *Tuition only, no fees. Soldier must be "in good standing".
Textbook Reimbursement with C Average.
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