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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

MARCH PROMOTIONS
Capt.
Benjamin Douglass 169CES
Ismael Gutierrez 169MDG
Senior Master Sgt.
Tanya Joseph 169MDG
Master Sgt.
Richard Frierson 169SFS
Robert Harrison 169MXG
Tech. Sgt.
Ambria Gillespie 157FS
Brenton Tyner 169MOF
Christopher Vrable 169AMXS
Staff Sgt.
Daniel Beddingfield 169MXS
Rachel French 169AMXS
Rick Ingram 169AMXS
Avery Poole 169AMXS
Caitlin Sitte 169CPTF
Ted Spencer 169CES
Steven Trimnal 169 AMXS
Senior Airman
Donnie Hewett 169MSX
Emya De Morant 169MDG
Keyana Thompson 169FSS
Airman 1st Class
Bryant Flowers 169CPTF

FEBRUARY PROMOTIONS
Lt. Col.
Gareth Fleischer 169CES
Ryan Madrid 169OG
Maj.
David Scott 169OSS 
Chief Master Sgt.
William Hightower 169AMXS
Senior Master Sgt.
Eric McCollough 169CES
Master Sgt.
Krystalane Crooks 169AMXS
Rahkeem Jenkins 169MXS
Justin McKeown 169CES
LyLa Vandergriff 169AMXS
Tech. Sgt.
Steven Calzada 169AMXS
Justin Chesnut 169MXS
Corey Fulmer 169AMXS
Raul Gandara 169AMXS
Travis Gaskins Smith 169AMXS
Devon McFarland JFHQ
Danny Swanger 169AMXS
Steven Welling 169 MXS
Staff Sgt.
Maijer Bell 169MDG
Kyle Bruce 169AMXS
Jessica Douglas 169AMXS
Patrick Erwin 169CES
Aaron Rumsey 169CES
Avery Scott 169AMXS
Dionta Wells 245ATCS
Senior Airman
Shelby Bishop 169 AMXS
Julia Coleman 169MDG
Mitchell Lenton 169AMXS

MARCH ENLISTMENTS
Tech. Sgt.
Ambrose Lee 169MXGS
Andrew Smart 169FW
Staff Sgt.
Zachary Staniewicz 169MXS
Senior Airman
Jonathan Wolverton 169MXG
Airman 1st Class
Trevia Harbin 169MXG
Lucinda Smith 169FW
Sean Kelly 169MXS
Marcus Lowman 169MXS
Stephanie Goble 169MSG 
Catalina Ziegler 169FSS 

FEBRUARY ENLISTMENTS
Tech. Sgt.
Barbara Garcia 169OSS
James Whipkey 169CS
Staff Sgt.
Marcus Fryer 169SFS
Senior Airman
Shaunphillip Dash 245ATCS
Hunter Pope 169FW
Matthew Ward 169MXG
Airman 1st Class
Jay Baker 169SFS
Sira Barry 169AMXS
Ja Quan Eaddy 245ATCS
Wallace Howard 169AMXS
Airman Basic
Keely Albrecht 245 ATCS 
Joshua Barber 157FS 
Ashanta Miller 169SFS 
Jeffrey Woodard 169CS

MARCH RETIREMENTS
Master Sgt. Amanda McCann
20 Years, 169MDG
Master Sgt. Jason Curvin
22 Years, 245ATCS
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Favaloro
24 Years, 169CS

FEBRUARY RETIREMENTS
Brig. Gen. Scott Lambe
35 Years, JFHQ
Chief Master Sgt. Alfred Farrar
39 Years, 169MXG 
Master Sgt. Rachel Rogers Taylor
20 Years, 169MSG
Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Bird
16 Years, 169MXS 
Tech. Sgt. Dorothy Newman
14 Years, 169OSS

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.