Overview

As a Human Resources Specialist, you’ll play a crucial role assisting your fellow Soldiers progress in their Army careers, providing promotion and future training information. You’ll ensure the necessary support is also provided to commanders across all branches. You’ll be trained in document preparation, drafting requests, and overseeing official documentation, such as ID cards and tags. You’ll also learn computer programs that keep personnel data up to date.

The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, earn retirement and healthcare benefits, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family, your country, and your future self will thank you.