If you want a taste of what the military is like but have other obligations that require you stay at home, the National Guard is a great way to get that experience while serving right here in Kentucky.

The National Guard is a part-time military service, giving you the flexibility to go to school full-time or focus on a career. Your commitment is just one weekend a month and two weeks in the summer, so how you spend the rest of your time is up to you.

Some of the National Guard's jobs in Owensboro include:

  • Human resources
  • Supply
  • Logistics
  • Culinary
  • Welding
  • Carpentry
  • Several different types of mechanics

In addition to offering three and six year contracts, the National Guard also helps soldiers get federal technician jobs if they decide they would like to work full-time for the government.

Other benefits they offer include:

  • Monthly paycheck
  • 100% paid tuition to any public KY university or community college
  • $10,000 renewable scholarships to Brescia University and Kentucky Wesleyan University
  • Flexibility
  • Resume building
  • Ability to serve the local community
  • Inexpensive health insurance
  • Networking opportunities

Joining the National Guard is as easy as contacting a recruiter to get more information, so what are you waiting for? Click the button below to get started today.

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