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The North Dakota Army National Guard enjoys a proud legacy and a great reputation that began in the 1860s and continues today. A reserve component of the United States Army, the North Dakota Army National Guard continues to protect the homeland as it has since the state's inception. Guard soldiers continue to uphold a centuries-old legacy of dedicated service to their nation, state and communities.

Army National GuardWith opportunities to learn job skills in 70 units across the state, it's an excellent opportunity to work full or part-time while enjoying benefits unlike any other career field.

The Guard offers benefits you won't typically find, including:

  • Enlistment bonuses up to $20,000
  • Student loan repayments up to $50,000
  • Affordable health and life insurance with TRICARE Reserve Select monthly premiums, effective January 1, 2009, are $47.51 for single coverage and $180.17 for family coverage
  • Life insurance premium for $400,000 coverage is $27.00/mo.
  • Opportunities for promotion
  • Part-time job wages starting between $10.79 and $15.23 per hour, depending on rank and any previous time in service

Full-time employment is also available with the North Dakota Army National Guard. Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and Military Technician (MILTECH) jobs are available in many different fields.

Programs like GRAP and ESAR are recruiting incentive programs that allow full and part-time Guard members to earn enlistment bonuses up to $2,000 as often as they'd like.

Whether you're looking for an opportunity to help your community or earn money for college, the Guard can help you achieve your goals!

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