Illinois

The Illinois Air National Guard has three main bases across the state located in Belleville, Peoria and Springfield. They perform ten unique missions training and preparing the citizen-airman to respond to the Governor of Illinois for state emergencies or the call of the President in times of crisis.

Illinois State Benefits

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    Education Benefits

    Illinois state colleges offer Air Guard members up to 100% tuition assistance for four years of full-time attendance or the equivalent of part-time attendance.

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    Medical Benefits

    Illinois Air Guard members on state-summoned active duty get full medical, dental and hospital benefits if injured in the line of duty, as well as $50,000 compensation to the beneficiary of your choice for those killed in action.

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    Miscellaneous

    Illinois state employees that join the Air Guard get 15 days military leave per year. Illinois Air Guard members also get exclusive access to distinctive auto plates.

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    State Tax Advantage

    Illinois Air Guard retirees are exempt from paying state income tax on their military retirement pay.

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