ANG Careers

Interested in joining the Air National Guard? The first step is to contact an Air National Guard recruiter to find out if you are eligible.

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FY22 select careers could potentially earn you:
Non-Prior Service (NPS) = Up to $15,000*
-Prior Service (PS) = Up to $20,000*
-Re-Enlistments = Up to $20,000*
- Affiliation = Up to $20,000*
(Please contact the Retention Office for more details)

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SOUTH CAROLINA AIR NATIONAL GUARD


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) = $407.00 per month for 36 months
• 3/4 TIME (9 - 11 credits) = $305.00 per month for 48 months
• 1/2 TIME (6 - 8 credits) = $203.00 per month for 72 months
• 1/4 TIME (3 - 5 credits) = $101.75.00 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

MAY PROMOTIONS
Master Sgt.
Matthew Krofchick 169 MXS 
Tech. Sgt. 
Emily Bocinski 169 LRS
Anthony Jordan 245 ATCS 
Staff Sgt.  
Austin Bridgers 169 OSS 
Senior Airman
Carly Sturkie 169 AMXS


APRIL PROMOTIONS
Senior Master Sgt.

Michael Stewart 169 AMXS
Master Sgt. 
Tiffanie Steward 169 MDG
Jeremy Smith 169 CES 
Tech. Sgt.
Eric Johnson 169 MXS
Clinton McDuffie 169 LRS
Mariah Smith 169 OG
Staff Sgt. 
Aaron Butler 169 SFS 
Tyler Welliver 169 CES
Senior Airman  
Shakeyvia McKinzie 169 SFS 
Mitchell Dunkin 169 OSS 
Madison Quick 169 MDG 
Darrion Wade 169 SFS 
Airman 

Seth Jackson 169 CES 


MAY ENLISTMENTS
2nd Lt. 
Hunter Pope 169 FW
Staff Sgt. 
LeAnn Travers 169 FSS
Darlene Rodriguez 169 SFS 
Senior Airman
Bryant Fludd 169 CES
Airman 1st Class 
Jung Shu 169 MDG 
Max Zacharko 169CS
Kaileigh Lambert 169 CES


APRIL ENLISTMENTS
Lt. Col.

Jaime Zambrano JFHQ
Master Sgt.
Courtney Polnicky 169 OSS
Tech. Sgt.
Jory Middleton 169 AMXS
Stuart Miles 169 SFS 
Staff Sgt. 

Jordan Pilkington 169 OSS
Benjamin Arab 169 CES
Jonathan Crank 169 MXS
Senior Airman
Zachary Daniels 169 MDG 
Matthew Defarges 169 MXS
Airman 1st Class
Luke Hartzog 169 AMXS
Stephon Grubbs 169 AMXS 
Fredric Byarm 169 AMXS 
Carly Lewis 169 MDG
Victor Kelly 245 ATCS


MAY RETIREMENTS 
Col.
Phillip Latham
21 Years, 169 MDG
Chief Master Sgt. Robert Wright
32 Years, 169 OSS
Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Morehouse 
28 Years, JFHQ 
Senior Master Sgt. Gene Croft
39 Years, 169 AMXS
Senior Master Sgt. Burman Jones
38 Years, 169 AMXS
Senior Master Sgt. David Haynes 
37 Years, 169 MXS
Senior Master Sgt. Aubrey Hunt
36 Years, JFHQ
Senior Master Sgt. Topeka Ham 
26 Years, 169 FSS 
Master Sgt. Dennis Meyers
29 Years, 169 MDG


APRIL RETIREMENTS
Master Sgt.
William Torres 
30 Years, 169 MXS

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.