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Select careers could potentially earn you:
   - Non-Prior Service (NPS) = $15,000
   - Prior Service (PS - fully qualified) = $20,000 / $15,000 for retrainees
   - Reenlistment = $20,000
   - Affiliation (fully qualified) = $20,000 / $15,000 for retrainees 

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Full-Time Active Duty Military Careers
Excel to greater heights with a full-time career in the Air National Guard. Visit the Career Opportunities page to find full-time, military challenging positions. Make your future happen and apply today!

State Career Opportunities
To learn more about jobs available within a specific state, visit the ANG State Units Listing to find Careers listed for each state.

Part-Time Careers
Protect America's skies and serve your country while working part-time for the Air National Guard. Did you know that in the Air National Guard you can serve your country while staying close to home, family and friends? While going to school, you only work a minimum of one weekend a month and two-weeks a year. You can earn college credit while obtaining military and career training, which will make you marketable after you graduate. The Air National Guard offers you over 180 different career choices including healthcare, communications, avionics, electronics, and more. Find real-time job openings in your hometown.

Tuition Assistance Program
• Tuition costs for members of the Air National Guard at SC state funded schools.
• Up to $4500 per semester for two years. Total Tuition Assistance of $18,000.
• Reimburses a maximum of 130 CREDITS for undergraduate programs (“C” or
better), and 39 CREDITS for a Graduate Degrees (“B” or better).
• A passing fitness test must be accomplished before applying for tuition assistance.
• STATE TA WILL ONLY PAY FOR ONE DEGREE AT EACH LEVEL IN PROGRESSION


Montgomery G.I. Bill
• Non-prior service members are eligible for the Montgomery G.I. Bill
(UPON COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING AND TECHNICAL TRAINING.)
• Prior service personnel who enlist for a period of six years may become immediately
eligible and the Montgomery G.I. Bill benefit is non-taxable
 
Benefit Schedule
• FULL TIME (12 + credits) = $392.00 per month for 36 months
• 3/4 TIME (9 - 11 credits) = $293.00 per month for 48 months
• 1/2 TIME (6 - 8 credits) = $195.00 per month for 72 months
• 1/4 TIME (3 - 5 credits) = $98.00 per month for up to 144 months
 
G.I. Bill Kicker
• Full time students who enlist in jobs with the kicker will receive an additional
$350 a month, on top of tuition assistance and the Montgomery G.I. Bill
 

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Prior service

There are plenty of great jobs for experienced military personnel. If you had a honorable discharge you may be eligible to join the South Carolina Air National Guard. 
  • Prior service in any branch is accepted
  • Part time job which requires attendance at Guard Drills one weekend per month and 15 days of annual training each year.
  • Must be able to complete 20 years combined service time by age 60. 
    Rank is determined by grade held on separation and current unit vacancies.
  • Do not need to attend basic military training again, but may have to attend an Air Force technical school if not qualified in a convertible skill. Cross training is an option, dependent on current unit vacancies.
  • Enlistment term options are one (1) year (if never been a member of the Air National Guard and qualified in Air Force Specialty Code), three (3) years or six (6) years.

Getting a commission

While serving as an enlisted person, you may be eligible to apply for an officer position. You must be a college graduate and pass the Air Force Officer Qualitative Test (AFOQT) and physical exam. You may also be required to attend a technical training school.

Become a member

The first step is to contact an Air National Guard recruiter to find out if you are eligible. Initial screening will be conducted based on qualification criteria. Your recruiter will schedule you to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test (if not taken in high school) and physical exam. Once "qualified" you will look at the possible list of career fields for you to choose from. You will see the section first hand, allowing for a sound decision on your career options. 

State Benefits

Group Insurance $5,000-$50,000 for member, spouse + dependants w/payroll deduction. Free $5,000 for new enlistees through basic + technical training. 
Medical Benefits State Active Duty: worker's comp 
State Tax Advantage Pay for required service exempt 
Miscellaneous Auto tags, no extra charge. State empl: 15 days mil leave-training. 30 days mil leave-emergency. 
Injury / Death Benefits State Active Duty: worker's comp 
Worker's Compensation Yes 
Reimbursement State Active Duty: approved expenses. 

Qualifications

You must meet certain enlistment criteria to qualify for membership in the Air National Guard. These criteria ensure that those who join have the right mental, physical, and moral aptitudes to perform the tasks required for military service. General requirements include: 
  • AGE. Must be between the age of 17 and 39. Consent from a parent or legal guardian is required if 17.
  • CITIZENSHIP. Must be a United States citizen or naturalize citizen.
  • EDUCATION. High school seniors or those with a high school diploma or a general equivalency diploma (GED) are eligible.
  • MENTAL APTITUDE. Must achieve a minimum score of 31 on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. Must also qualify in a specific area of the ASVAB depending on occupational choice.
  • PHYSICAL CONDITION. Must be able to pass an initial military entrance physical exam, be in good health and meet minimum height and weight standards. Certain illnesses, past injuries or diseases may disqualify an individual for enlistment.
  • MORAL CHARACTER. Must meet standards which cover arrests, convictions and drug usage.
  • TERM OF ENLISTMENT. An enlistment contract is for a total of eight (8) years. As few as four ( 4) years can be served in a drill status, with the remainder served in an inactive status. NOTE: You must enlist for six (6) years to receive educational or incentive benefits.

Movin' Up, In and On

MARCH PROMOTIONS
Lieutenant Colonel
Justin Puro, 169OG
Major
Brian Gallimore, 169CPFT
David Leedom, 157FS
Steven Viesselman, 169MDG
James Wingrave, 169CS
Captain
Patrick Kelley, 169CES
Zachary Ogle, 157FS
Orinn Williams, 169MXG
1st Lieutenant
Denver Coblentz, 157FS
Senior Master Sgt.
Kate Jackson, 169FSS
Master Sgt.
Nicole Szews, 169OSS
James Williams III, 169AMXS
Technical Sgt.
Tiffanie Gaines, 169MDG
Xavier Ross, 169MXS
Glenn Stuart, 169MXS
Nicholas Vattimo, 169AMXS
Staff Sgt.
Kristin Brewer, 169FW
Briana Johnson, 169FSS
David White Jr., 169AMXS
Senior Airman
Lauren Avila, 169MXS

FEBRUARY PROMOTIONS
Major

Andrew Lehman, 157FS
Chief Master Sgt.
Marcus Johnson, 169CS
Tech. Sgt.
Sydney Byrd, 169AMXS
Staff Sgt.
Virgil Marlit Jr., 169MXS
Kenneth Pearsall, 169MXS

FEBRUARY ENLISTMENTS
Senior Airman

Chiquanan Giles, 169MXG
Adam Morrison, 169AMXS
Shelby Taylor, 157FS
Airman 1st Class
Chase Bradley, 169OPG
Willie Greene, 169AMXS
Sean Harsey, 245ATCS
LaBreshia Samuels, 245ATCS
Airman
Darien Brown, 169FSS
 

JANUARY ENLISTMENTS
Lt. Col.
Kenneth Hartman, 169FSS
Tech. Sgt.
Jonathon Farmer, 169MXS
Senior Airman
Tyler Bernard, 169SFS
Airman 1st Class
Campbell Downing, 169MXS
John Nicholson, 169MXS

APRIL RETIREMENTS
Chief Master Sgt. Peter Wiedel
36 Years, JFHQ-SC
Master Sgt. Brett Fonteyne
37 Years, 169LRS
Master Sgt. Laketia Abercrombie
20 Years, JFHQ-SC
Master Sgt. Jeremy Lloyd
20 Years, 169SFS
Tech. Sgt. David Beddingfield Jr.
20 Years, 169SFS

MARCH RETIREMENTS
Master Sgt. Brian Patterson
26 Years, 169AMXS
Master Sgt. Sharlene Shuler
18 Years, 169OSS
Tech. Sgt. Mitchell Menges
30 Years, 169CES
Tech. Sgt. Robert Seter
21 Years, 169MXS

BASE TRAINING

TESTING SCHEDULE
Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Drill Saturday & Sunday at 1 p.m.
Report for testing no later than 15 minutes before the test. Members testing on CDCs required for upgrade training must bring their AFIADL 9 course card with the following items documented:

Date review training began
Date due completion
Date review training ended
Supervisor's signature
Trainee's signature

Members without the card and required information are not allowed to test. For more information, contact a unit training manager.