What It’s Like.
Take your life to the next level as a Guard Soldier.
If you’re at the point where you’re ready to do something more with your life, this is a great time to consider the National Guard. Our Soldiers are getting ahead in life, and they’re making a difference.View Careers View Requirements Share
A sense of pride and accomplishment is guaranteed.
There are as many unique experiences in the Guard as there are Soldiers. Missions are always different—you might find yourself coming to the aid of neighbors and friends when a natural disaster strikes, or traveling halfway around the globe to share your own expertise with villagers in a developing country. No matter what you do in the Guard, a sense of pride and accomplishment is guaranteed.
Explore the Soldier Stories section below to hear real Guard Soldiers speak of difficulty, triumph and inspiration. These are people who chose to make more of themselves, and more of their lives. Maybe the next Soldier story will be yours.