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The US Army National Guard plays a key role in defending American national interests and in helping local communities during natural disasters and other civil emergencies. Joining the Army National Guard is an ideal way to earn money for college, serve your country and community, and get paid to learn new skills that will open doors throughout the rest of your career.

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The Army National Guard will train you to be mentally sharp and physically fit, and challenge you to excel. When you join the Army National Guard, you will serve one weekend a month and two weeks a year (usually in the summer). The Army National Guard is based in cities and towns across America, allowing you to train with a unit right in your hometown or anywhere you want to live. The Army National Guard helps local communities during floods, fires, and other natural disasters, giving you the opportunity to protect your neighbors.

The Army National Guard offers many outstanding benefits:

  • Money for college through the Montgomery GI Bill and Tuition Assistance.
  • A monthly Army National Guard paycheck.
  • An Enlistment Bonus (if you qualify).
Benefits vary by state, with some states paying 100% of tuition at state colleges and universities.

If you are 17 or older and interested in joining the Army National Guard, get more information by calling 1-800-GO-GUARD or visiting their web site at http://www.1-800-GO-GUARD.com.

 

 
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