The Army National Guard offers many different incentives to those enlisted as a soldier.
Bonuses going up to $20,000 are offered to soldiers enlisting with certain skills. The bonuses you receive will depend on the requirements of the bonuses. Below is a list of all the policies for different bonuses:
Enlisted MOS Conversion Bonus ? The maximum amount for this bonus is $2,000. The bonus is made available to those soldiers willing to transfer into a position such as a Human Intelligence Collector, Recruiter or Contractor.
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Prior Service Enlistment Bonus ? The maximum for this bonus is $15,000. The amount of the bonus will depend on your qualifications for specific critical duties, skills or units. You must have been separated for at least 90 days from the military.
Non-Prior Enlistment Bonus ? The maximum for this bonus is $20,000. This bonus is only for those who have no prior experience in the military. Depending on your performance in test scores, the date you ship out and critical skill you possess, you will be given a bonus.
Enlistment Loan Repayment Program ? The maximum for this bonus is $50,000. This is a program which will help you to repay your student loans. This program was formerly known as the Student Loan Repayment Program.
Re-Enlistment/Extension Bonus ? The maximum for this bonus is $15,000. This is a bonus which is intended for service members who re-enlist for a new contract period.
*Please note that Military bonuses change over time without notice.
Matthew Torres says
What are the reenlistment bonuses going from the marines to the guard?
SGT STEVE says
Check with a recruiter, but as far as I am aware, Reenlistment bonus for prior service maries is the same as some “re-upping” from the guard or from active army into the guard.
whats the reenlistment at right now for an 88mik with 6 years
nicole cano says
If I enlist with an Associates degree in Psychology and I bring my boyfriend for enlistment can I get the full $20,000 plus extra for him? Will I get enlisted as an E2? And will the Army pay for my student loans for just an Associates or does it only apply for Bachelors degrees? I have tried to contact recruiters but they never answer or return my messages. Thanks 🙂
SPC Saya says
Your student loans would be paid for. Its called the Student Loan Repayment Program
I’m a little confused… is it true that enlistment bonuses are no longer being given? One of my friends joined 4 years ago and received a $20k bonus. I was recently inquiring about possibly joining the Guard, and was told that no bonuses are being given for enlistment, except for a few certain jobs. Is this true? There is really no bonus for enlistment?? Please advise
I met with a recruiter yesterday (Monday, 8/16/2011). He said that there are no enlistment bonuses right now in California because the great state California is broke. I’m going to call different places up and see what they say -will post again this week.
just spoke with recruiter and confirmed, there’s ZERO incentives being offered currently. if anything they are overstaffed (6k strong according to recruiter i spoke with) and so apparently it doesn’t matter what qualifications you bring to the service. i have college, work history and scored 122 on the ASVAB and all they can offer is discounted tuition if i want to pursue further education. i will contact other recruiters just to make sure it’s 100% but i’m pretty sure that is officially the case as of now.
The highest you can score on the asvab is 100