Your ANG Journey
The Air National Guard can help you pay for college while equipping you with the skills and experience employers seek. Take the following steps to begin your own rewarding experience in the Air Guard while pursuing a college degree or advancing your civilian career.
To qualify for the Air Guard, you must be 17 to 39*, a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, be a high school senior or have a high school diploma or GED.
* The age limit exceeds 40 for medical professionals and chaplains.
DETERMINE ELIGIBILITYStep 02
After you've spoken to a recruiter, he or she will schedule you to take the entrance examination, the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test, and the medical screening test. These will determine your eligibility and aid the recruiters in looking at your potential job opportunities.
CHOOSE YOUR POSITIONStep 03
Now, you will be meeting with your local recruiter to discuss your job options and see how valuable you can be in the Air National Guard. After you've selected your job, you can schedule your appointment to become a member.
MAKE A COMMITMENTStep 04
Congratulations, you've made it this far. You're now ready to become a member and prepare for Basic Military Training.
01 Step 01INITIATE THE PROCESS
02 Step 02DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
03 Step 03CHOOSE YOUR POSITION
04 Step 04MAKE A COMMITMENT
Those interested in joining the Air Guard who have never served before must be between the ages of 17 and 39.
New recruits are required to pass a written examination called the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test.
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New applicants are required to pass a medical screening test.
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Air Guard applicants must pass a rigorous background check before they can be accepted into the Air Guard.
Certain body art may not be allowed based on size, location, and content. Your recruiter will make the final decision.