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FY2021 select careers could potentially earn you:

-Non-Prior Service (NPS) = Up to $20,000*

-Prior Service (PS) = Up to $30,000*

-Re-Enlistments = Up to $30,000*

- Affiliation = Up to $30,000*

(*See Career Bonus List by AFSC)

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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

DECEMBER PROMOTIONS
Master Sgt.
Barry Chaplain 169 LRS 
Michele Jenkins 169 CPTF
Nathaniel Myers 169 OSS
Joshua Williams 169 LRS
Tech. Sgt.
Kaviana Holmes 169 MXG
Christopher Scott 169 CES 
David Teague 169 CS
Staff Sgt.
Jordan Gallego 169 CES
Charles Power 169 LRS
Joshua Simmons 169 MXS 
Roderick Williams 169 CES
Senior Airman
Collin Anderson 169 AMXS 
Dezmen Govan 169 CES
Edward Padgett 169 AMXS
Dalton Worsham 169 MXS 
Airman 
Jahleel Higgins 245 ATCS
Breanna Rutland 169 MXS 

NOVEMBER PROMOTIONS
Chief Master Sgt.
Alex Gross 169 MSG
Senior Master Sgt. 
David Kaylor 245 ATCS
Master Sgt. 
Rey Edenfield 245 ATCS
Tech. Sgt.
Stephanie Delille 169 OSS
David Hoekstra 169 MXS
Jonathan Narduzzi 169MXS
Staff Sgt.
Mackenzie Bacalzo 169 FW
Zachary Brisson 169 SFS
Steven Curry 169 MXS 
Jayson Dixon 169 MXS 
Jeremiah McFadden 169 MXS 
Adam Schuck 169 FW 
Janai Singletary 169 MDG 
Modyes Sutton 169 AMXS 
Senior Airman 
Thurmond Bowens 169 AMXS
Joseph Depace 169 AMXS
Chad Pate 169 MXS 
Jonah Smith 169 SFS
Sarah Thomas 169 MDG
Airman 1st Class
Ashley Perrin 169 MXG
Airman
Dreshawn Anderson 169 MDG
Oniyah Medows 169 MDG


DECEMBER ENLISTMENTS
Master Sgt.
Caycee Watson 169 FW
Mylin Jarrett 169 MXS
Tech. Sgt.
Brian Calloway 169 LRS
Matthew Wilson 169 AMXS
Senior Airman 
Bailey Butler 169 OSS
Leo Yang 169 FSS 
Airman 1st Class
Greyson Meetze 169 AMXS
Christian Brant 169 MOF
Airman Basic
Tearra Green 169 FSS
Shelby Brown 169 FSS


NOVEMBER ENLISTMENTS
Staff Sgt.
Chelsea Russell 169 OSS
Senior Airman
Hartley Hunter 169 MXS
Airman 1st Class
Nicole Deluna 169 FSS
MaryKate Glass 169 SFS
ShaKasia Dunmore 169 OSS 
Francis Raymundo 169 AMXS
Airman
Geoffrey Hannon 169 MXS
Nyajah Drakeford 169 LRS
Emphsis Crawford 169 FSS

DECEMBER RETIREMENTS
Col. Brian Tenbrunsel 
25 Years, 169 OG 
Lt. Col. Thomas Rivers
30 Years, 169 MSG 
Maj. Steven Viesselmann  
34 Years, 169 MDG 
Chief Master Sgt. Steve Mason
36 Years, 169 MXS 
Senior Master Sgt. Steven David 
24 Years, 169 FW
Senior Master Sgt. Sandra Roseborough 
35 Years, JFHQ-SC 
Master Sgt. Richard Miller
39 Years, 169 MXS


NOVEMBER RETIREMENTS
Brig. Gen. Boris Armstrong 
32 Years, JFHQ 
Senior Master Sgt. Kimberlee Coker
245 ATCS
Senior Master Sgt. Celestine Pugh 
169 CPTF
Master Sgt. Eularia Wilson  
27 Years, 169 FSS 
Master Sgt. Kimberly Hunter Crawford 
22 Years, 169 FSS
 

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.

Congratulations Swamp Fox!

Airman 1st Class Eric Wood
BMT Top Graduate & Honor Graduate

81st Training Group
Airman of the Month (May '21)