National Guard of the United States

United States Department of Defense, National Guard of the United States


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, of the Virgin Islands, and of Puerto Rico, as well as of the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations. All members of the National Guard of the United States are also members of the militia of the United States as defined by 10 U.S.C. ยง 311. The majority of National Guard soldiers and airmen hold a civilian job full-time while serving part-time as a National Guard member. These part-time guardsmen are augmented by a full-time cadre of Active Guard & Reserve (AGR) personnel in both the Army National Guard and Air National Guard, plus Army Reserve Technicians in the Army National Guard and Air Reserve Technicians (ART) in the Air National Guard.

The National Guard is a joint activity of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) composed of reserve components of the United States Army and the United States Air Force: the Army National Guard of the United States and the Air National Guard of the United States respectively.
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityTo join the National Guard without prior service, you must meet these mandatory requirements:
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 35,
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be a at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate,
  • Meet medical, physical and moral requirements.
For full requirements, speak to a National Guard recruiter.If you previously served in the military, please contact your local recruiter.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 111 S. George Mason Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Arlington, VA 22204
Main Phone 703-607-2584
Service Location Email ngbpa.oncall@mail.mil
Web Address www.nationalguard.mil
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Defense
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Defense, National Guard of the United States
This Service: National Guard of the United States
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Federal Government Agencies/Departments (TD-0300.2000)
National Guard (TM-5175.5800)