Virginia

The Virginia Air National Guard has three main bases across the state located in Hampton, Sandston and Virginia Beach. They perform five unique missions training and preparing the citizen-airman to respond to the Governor of Virginia for state emergencies or the call of the President in times of crisis.

Virginia State Benefits

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    Education Benefits

    Virginia offers its Air Guard members up to $2,500 per semester towards tuition assistance and up to $350 for textbooks.

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    Injury Death Benefits

    Injured Virginia Air Guard members on state-summoned active duty will receive pay, allowance, and medical expenses for 90 days. Surviving spouses of Air Guard members killed while on state-summoned active duty will receive $500 for funeral expenses, death gratuity and a pension.

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    Miscellaneous

    Virginia state employees that serve in the Air Guard get 15 days military leave per year. Additionally, Air Guard members have exclusive access to distinctive auto tags at a reduced rate.

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    State Tax Advantage

    Virginia Air Guard members ranked O-3 and below enjoy a $3,000 military pay exclusion on state income taxes.

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