FOR COMMUNITY, FOR COUNTRY! The Wisconsin Army National Guard was established on March 5th, 1837. The Wisconsin Army National Guard is made up of approximately 7,700 Soldiers. Our Soldiers live in Wisconsin by their family and friends. They also work civilian jobs and go to college full time. Guard Soldiers conduct training one weekend a month and a two week annual training once each year. The Wisconsin Army National Guard responds to national emergencies as well as local Wisconsin community emergencies such as natural disasters. You will receive military job training, paycheck, educational benefits (100% COLLEGE TUITION), and much more. Joining our team means that you will be a part of long and proud lineage and have the honor of serving your community and your country.
There are many benefits to joining the Wisconsin Army National Guard. Here are a few of the educational benefits new members receive. You may qualify;
100% College tuition (up to $10,410 per year)
Receive 100% College tuition up to the cost of University of Wisconsin-Madison rates for eight semesters.
75% Federal tuition assistance (Up to $4,500 per year)
May be used in addition to, to supplement, or separately from the 100% State tuition. May be used for up to eight semesters.
Montgomery G.I. Bill (up to $372 per month)
In addition to paying your college tuition. Qualified applicants will receive a monthly allotment while attending post-secondary education. Allotment is paid for up to 36 months (4 years). Allotment is prorated based on student status as full-time or part-time student. $372 per month for a full time student (12 credits or more per semester).
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 off up to $50,000 of your current student loans.
Overview Satellite communication systems operator-maintainers are responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain the multichannel satellite communications for the entire Army. Job Duties •Maintenance of satellite communications equipment and associated devices •Conduct stressed and unstressed network operations •Prepare system and equipment related forms and reports Requirements Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. Training Job training for a satellite communication systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: •Use of various types of communications equipment •Working with codes •Maintenance and care of communications equipment Helpful Skills •Interest in communications equipment and satellite systems •Ability to perform physically and mentally under pressure •Can thrive in team environment Required ASVAB Score(s) Electronics (EL) : 117 Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.
OVERVIEW The nodal network systems operator-maintainer is responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain strategic and tactical nodal systems. JOB DUTIES •Field level maintenance on electronic nodal assemblages, combat net radios and ancillary communications equipment •Perform system/network operations and correct system faults REQUIREMENTS Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. TRAINING Job training for a nodal network systems operator-maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: •Electronic switching systems repair and WAN network •Maintaining telephone exchange •Maintain Internet Protocol HELPFUL SKILLS •Interest in working with nodal equipment •Knowledge of Internet Protocol •Configuring, operating and troubleshooting routers and E-switches •An ability to work as a team member REQUIRED ASVAB Score(s) Electronics (EL) : 102, Surveillance & Communications (SC) : 105
OVERVIEW Concrete and asphalt equipment operators are responsible for supervising or operating all equipment used in concrete and asphalt production, which is integral to the construction of airfields, roads, dams and buildings. JOB DUTIES •Produce concrete with a mixer •Supervise the building of asphalt producing plants •Operate asphalt distributors, spreaders and kettles •Perform combat engineer missions •Operate equipment for paving and surfacing REQUIREMENTS Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you. TRAINING Job training for a concrete and asphalt equipment operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: •Operation of different types of concrete and asphalt equipment •Maintenance and repair of equipment HELPFUL SKILLS •Interest in operating heavy construction equipment •Preference for working outdoors •Interest in working with your hands REQUIRED ASVAB Score(s) General Maintenance (GM) : 88
Members of the infantry are warriors, trained to defend their country, their unit and themselves in battle. With access to cutting-edge equipment and facilities, an infantry fire team will neutralize enemy forces, hardware and positions. All members of the infantry are skilled and trained to serve their community and state during the event of a natural disaster. From combat missions to rescue efforts, infantry Soldiers are always ready and always there, embodying everything the Guard stands for.
The cavalry scout is responsible for being the eyes and ears of the commander during battle. They engage the enemy in the field, track and report their activity, and direct the employment of weapon systems to their locations. JOB DUTIES • Secure and prepare ammunition on scout vehicles • Perform navigation during combat • Report information on terrain, weather and enemy • Collect data to classify routes, tunnels and bridges
Up to UW Madison rate ($4,636); Enlisted or warrant officer without a bachelors degree; payment only for out of pocket tuition cost (no fees). Cannot be flagged, must achieve a 2.0 GPA for the semester,Cannot exceed 8 full time semesters or equivalent. Must be a member of the WING on end date of course to be reimburse