The Mississippi Air National Guard has three main bases across the state located in Gulfport, Jackson and Meridian. They perform seven unique missions training and preparing the citizen-airman to respond to the Governor of Mississippi for state emergencies or the call of the President in times of crisis.
Mississippi State Benefits
Mississippi offers its Air Guard members up to $4,500 per year in tuition assistance, along with the Montgomery GI Bill ($356.00 a month during the months of enrollment).
Injury Death Benefits
Mississippi Air Guard members receive $25,000 in accidental death insurance.
State Tax Advantage
Mississippi Air Guard members pay no state income taxes on up to $15,000 of their military pay.
State employees that join the Air Guard are allowed 15 days paid military leave per year. Mississippi Air Guard members also have exclusive access to distinctive auto plates.