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National Guard

The Texas Army National Guard is composed of approximately 19,000 soldiers, and maintains 117 armories in 102 communities. State duties include disaster relief, emergency preparedness, security assistance to state law enforcement agencies, and some aspects of border security. The Governor can activate the National Guard components under his control for state active duty in Texas, and in support of adjacent states.

State Education Benefits

Annual: 12hrs NTE $2,250 Per Semester: Up to 6 Hours for tuition & mandatory fees NTE $2,250; Actively drilling TXARNG, TXANG & TXSG Must complete Basic Training Any enlisted Soldier-O5 When used with FTA and GI Bill CH 33, cannot exceed 100% of tuition Failed, dropped or incomplete classes are not reimbursed Contingent upon available funding Undergraduate

''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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