The New Jersey Air National Guard has two main bases across the state located in Atlantic City and Wrightstown. They perform seven unique missions training and preparing the citizen-airman to respond to the Governor of New Jersey for state emergencies or the call of the President in times of crisis.
New Jersey State Benefits
New Jersey Air Guard members pursuing a degree at a state college or university are eligible for a 100% tuition waiver, up to 16 credit hours per semester up to and including Masters and Professional Degress.
Injury Death Benefits
New Jersey offers its Air Guard members serving on state-summoned active duty a comprehensive Workers' Comp plan, and New Jersey Air Guard members that are killed in action are eligible for burial in the state veterans' cemetery.
State Tax Advantage
New Jersey Air Guard members are eligible for some state tax advantages.
State employees serving in the New Jersey Air Guard are authorized up to 90 days of military leave per year. Air Guard members can also get free hunting and fishing licenses, as well as free admission to state parks.