There are a multitude of opportunities to
earn additional money in the Army National Guard.
Below are just a few of the many benefits
Army National Guard Soldiers may be eligible to receive.
Non-Prior Service Enlistment Bonus
You could receive an enlistment bonus of up to $20,000 for joining
the Army National Guard.
Prior-Service Enlistment Bonus
An enlistment bonus of up to $15,000 may be available to prior
service members joining the Army National Guard.
An extension bonus of up to $10,000 may be available to current
Army National Guard members who have no more than 20 years total service.
Military Occupational Specialty Conversion
The ARNG offers a MOSCB of $2,000 to eligible Soldiers to
voluntarily or involuntarily (due to unit reorganization, transformation,
inactivation, or the needs of the ARNG) reclassify into a targeted shortage MOS.
Officer /Warrant Officer Accession Bonus
Newly commissioned Officers may qualify to receive a bonus of up to
$10,000 for joining the Army National Guard.
Officer / Warrant Officer Affiliation
The ARNG offers an affiliation bonus of $10,000 for select
Officers / Warrant Officers joining and agreeing to serve in the Army National
Guard for three years after separation from Active Duty.
enlistment, accession, and affiliation bonuses may be available for civilian
acquired skills or for prior service members who obtain skills from previous
service. While a member may be eligible for multiple bonuses, federal law limits
the total amount paid to the service member. Contact your nearest Army National
Guard Recruiter for more details.