Full-time Active Duty Military Careers
To learn more about full-time career opportunities with the Michigan Air National Guard, visit the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs website, and click on the Jobs link.
Part-time Air National Guard Careers
Protect America's skies, serve your country and state and learn a great new skill while working part-time for the Air National Guard.
As a member of the Air Guard, you'll receive a steady paycheck along with a wealth of other benefits including:
·Learning valuable, high-tech skills that can help launch or enhance your civilian career
· The ability to serve close to home. With more than 140 Air Guard units in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, you can serve close to home
· Base Exchange (BX) and Commissary Shopping Privileges ·Eligibility for VA Home Loan ·Free-Space-Available Air Travel
· A generous Military Retirement Plan
· Limited Legal Assistance
· Access to Military Clothing Stores
· Use of Military Recreation Facilities
· Lawful Permanent Residents that join the Air National Guard may be eligible for expedited path to U.S. Citizenship
· Military Burial Assistance
· Military Death Gratuity
· $368 per month through the Montgomery GI Bill Educational Program
· State tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any college, university and vo-tech school in Michigan.
Contact a recruiter about exciting jobs with the 127th Wing, Michigan Air National Guard!
1-800-645-9420, ext. 1
Careers -- One Airman's Story
Airman Gains Career Opportunity in 127th Wing
Airman 1st Class Kyra Ballard was looking to create an opportunity for herself. Joining the Michigan Air National Guard provided her just that. "Joining the Air Force is probably the best decision I have made in my life, so far," said Ballard, who works as a personnel specialist for the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base ... Read More
Careers -- Learn More
Want to learn more about the benefits and options available to an Airman in the Air National Guard? Visit www.goang.com for an interactive web site that will provide information on careers, pay and training you will receive as a member of the ANG.
For information on career opportunities in the active-duty Air Force, visit www.airforce.com.
Michigan Tuition Grant Program
Since its establishment in 1998, colleges and universities have joined in support of Michigan's own Air and Army National Guard men and women in uniform. Listed below are the schools, and their levels of participation, having current Memorandums of Agreement with the Michigan National Guard.
Baker College - 30% Grant of base tuition Eastern Michigan University - Grant of $800 per semester, prorated for part-time enrollment Ferris State University - 25% Grant of tuition and fees Kalamazoo Valley Community College - 25% Grant of base tuition not covered by another tuition specific source Kirtland Community College - 25% Grant of base tuition Lawrence Technological University - Grant of $2,500 per academic year of full-time students, prorated for part-time students Northern Michigan University - 45% Grant of applicable tuition and mandatory fees Oakland University - 25% Grant of tuition and fees Olivet College - Grant of up to $10,000 per academic year for full-time students, prorated for part-time Spring Arbor University - 30% Grant of base tuition and fees University of Detroit Mercy - Grant of $2,500 per semester for full time undergraduate students Walsh College - Grant of $50.00 a credit hour
Please see the individual institution's Veterans Representative or Financial Aid Office for specifics on how to receive this benefit.
You can earn college credit through the Community College of the Air Force while obtaining military and career training that will make you even more marketable after you graduate. The Air National Guard offers over 180 different career choices including healthcare, communications, avionics, electronics, and much more. Find job openings with your Hometown Air Force by contacting a recruiter today!