Army National Guard Education Services

Army National Guard Education Services Welcome to the official Army National Guard Education Services page! We are the premier education enterprise within the Reserve Components.

Below is a summary of ARNG Education Programs and Services. ARNG Soldiers should contact their State Education Services Officer (ESO) to determine eligibility for the various benefits, entitlements, and programs.

𝗙𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 (𝗙𝗧𝗔):

• Available to currently serving ARNG Soldiers
• Money paid directly to the school through ArmyIgnitED
• Pays tuition costs up to $250 per semester hou

Below is a summary of ARNG Education Programs and Services. ARNG Soldiers should contact their State Education Services Officer (ESO) to determine eligibility for the various benefits, entitlements, and programs.

𝗙𝗲𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 (𝗙𝗧𝗔):

• Available to currently serving ARNG Soldiers
• Money paid directly to the school through ArmyIgnitED
• Pays tuition costs up to $250 per semester hou

Operating as usual

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can’t use my MGIB-SR to pursue an apprenticeship or on-the-job training. 𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: You can use your MIGB-SR towards ...
09/20/2021

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can’t use my MGIB-SR to pursue an apprenticeship or on-the-job training.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: You can use your MIGB-SR towards an apprenticeship, however payments will be different than if you were to use it towards college.
To find out how your payments will be made visit: https://go.usa.gov/xFDYW

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can’t use my MGIB-SR to pursue an apprenticeship or on-the-job training.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: You can use your MIGB-SR towards an apprenticeship, however payments will be different than if you were to use it towards college.
To find out how your payments will be made visit: https://go.usa.gov/xFDYW

Happy 74th Birthday to the U.S Air Force!
09/17/2021

Happy 74th Birthday to the U.S Air Force!

Happy 74th Birthday to the U.S Air Force!

On this day in 1787 the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the original document that we ...
09/17/2021

On this day in 1787 the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the original document that we have sworn, ever since, to support and defend!

Happy #ConstitutionDay!

On this day in 1787 the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia signed the original document that we have sworn, ever since, to support and defend!

Happy #ConstitutionDay!

Are you using your GI Bill® benefits? Have you verified enrollment for this month?  All GI Bill users must now verify en...
09/16/2021

Are you using your GI Bill® benefits? Have you verified enrollment for this month? All GI Bill users must now verify enrollment EVERY MONTH either by calling 1-877-VA-ECERT (1-877-823-2378), or online at: www.gibill.va.gov/wave. Note! Post-9/11 GI Bill users are being transitioned into the Wave system, if you’re a Post-9/11 GI Bill user, check with the VA to see when you will be required to verify your enrollment.

Are you using your GI Bill® benefits? Have you verified enrollment for this month? All GI Bill users must now verify enrollment EVERY MONTH either by calling 1-877-VA-ECERT (1-877-823-2378), or online at: www.gibill.va.gov/wave. Note! Post-9/11 GI Bill users are being transitioned into the Wave system, if you’re a Post-9/11 GI Bill user, check with the VA to see when you will be required to verify your enrollment.

Not all learning happens in the classroom, you can learn from the comfort of your own home! Find out how you can use you...
09/15/2021

Not all learning happens in the classroom, you can learn from the comfort of your own home! Find out how you can use your ARNG Education Benefits for online courses by contacting your State Education Office.

Not all learning happens in the classroom, you can learn from the comfort of your own home! Find out how you can use your ARNG Education Benefits for online courses by contacting your State Education Office.

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I transferred my Post-9/11 GI Bill® to my child, but they won't be able to use it for on-the-job training/ apprent...
09/13/2021

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I transferred my Post-9/11 GI Bill® to my child, but they won't be able to use it for on-the-job training/ apprenticeship, they can only use it for a college degree.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧:Regular drilling ARNG Soldiers, veterans, spouses/children getting benefits through either the Fry Scholarship or the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) Program, and children with transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits are all eligible to use their GI Bill® to pursue OTJ training/apprenticeship.

𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I transferred my Post-9/11 GI Bill® to my child, but they won't be able to use it for on-the-job training/ apprenticeship, they can only use it for a college degree.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧:Regular drilling ARNG Soldiers, veterans, spouses/children getting benefits through either the Fry Scholarship or the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) Program, and children with transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits are all eligible to use their GI Bill® to pursue OTJ training/apprenticeship.

Today, we remember and honor the sacrifice of those #American #heroes who gave their all on 9/11. #NeverForget.
09/11/2021

Today, we remember and honor the sacrifice of those #American #heroes who gave their all on 9/11. #NeverForget.

Today, we remember and honor the sacrifice of those #American #heroes who gave their all on 9/11. #NeverForget.

Take a minute to pick up the phone and check on your friend this #SuicidePreventionDay. #BeThere https://go.usa.gov/xFDY...
09/10/2021

Take a minute to pick up the phone and check on your friend this #SuicidePreventionDay. #BeThere https://go.usa.gov/xFDY6

Take a minute to pick up the phone and check on your friend this #SuicidePreventionDay. #BeThere https://go.usa.gov/xFDY6

Interested in enhancing your career without going back to college? The Army’s Credentialing Assistance Program is the wa...
09/09/2021

Interested in enhancing your career without going back to college? The Army’s Credentialing Assistance Program is the way to go! With CA you can receive up to $4,000 to earn any credential listed on the ArmyCOOL website!

Interested in enhancing your career without going back to college? The Army’s Credentialing Assistance Program is the way to go! With CA you can receive up to $4,000 to earn any credential listed on the ArmyCOOL website!

Looking for a more hands on education style? You can use your GI Bill for Apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training!
09/09/2021

Looking for a more hands on education style? You can use your GI Bill for Apprenticeships and On-The-Job Training!

Did you know that your GI Bill doesn't have to be used for only degree seeking programs? GI Bills can also be used for Apprenticeship and On-The-Job Training. Learn while you work and let the GI Bill help.

https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/how-to-use-benefits/on-the-job-training-apprenticeships/

Contact your Education Office for more information!

**Graphic from Us Department of Labor Website, accessed 9 Sep 2021.

Want to learn more about how you can use your GI BIll® for on-the-job training/ apprenticeships? Join us for today’s web...
09/08/2021

Want to learn more about how you can use your GI BIll® for on-the-job training/ apprenticeships? Join us for today’s webinar via A365 at 1400hrs EST!

Want to learn more about how you can use your GI BIll® for on-the-job training/ apprenticeships? Join us for today’s webinar via A365 at 1400hrs EST!

09/07/2021

Have a question about your education benefits? Call the #ArmyNationalGuard Education Support Center at: 𝟭-𝟴𝟲𝟲-𝗔𝗥𝗡𝗚𝗘𝗗𝗨 (1-866-276-4338)! We are available 7AM and 5PM CST Monday through Friday!

Today we honor all the hard working Americans and their contributions to our country! Happy Labor Day!
09/06/2021

Today we honor all the hard working Americans and their contributions to our country! Happy Labor Day!

Today we honor all the hard working Americans and their contributions to our country! Happy Labor Day!

09/04/2021
HIARNG_SSG ALVIN DIONICIO .mp4

#SoldierSuccessStorySaturday
This week's #SoldierSuccessStory goes to SSG Alvin Dionicio from the Hawaii Army National Guard. He used his Post-9/11 GI Bill® to complete the Electrician Apprenticeship Program!

Thank you Hawaii Army National Guard Education and Incentives for the submission!

Whether your education goals involve college, trade-school/ vocational training, entrepreneurship courses, or apprentice...
09/03/2021

Whether your education goals involve college, trade-school/ vocational training, entrepreneurship courses, or apprenticeships you may be able to use your GI Bill® benefits to help pay the cost.
Apply for your GI Bill benefits at, https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply/

Whether your education goals involve college, trade-school/ vocational training, entrepreneurship courses, or apprenticeships you may be able to use your GI Bill® benefits to help pay the cost.
Apply for your GI Bill benefits at, https://www.va.gov/education/how-to-apply/

09/02/2021

Don’t forget to verify your enrollment if you’re using your GI Bill® (MGIB-AD, MGIB-SR, and Post-9/11)! This needs to be done EVERY MONTH!
You can verify enrollment over the phone (1-877-823-2378), or online at: www.gibill.va.gov/wave Take a look at the process.

#ARNGEducation #GIBill

One month until October! The beginning of October marks the new fiscal year which means new GI Bill® rates for the MGIB-...
09/02/2021

One month until October! The beginning of October marks the new fiscal year which means new GI Bill® rates for the MGIB-AD and MGIB-SR programs. The following are the new FY22 GI BIll® rates for full-time students (effective 1 October 2021):
MGIB-SR: $407
MGIB-AD: $2,150

One month until October! The beginning of October marks the new fiscal year which means new GI Bill® rates for the MGIB-AD and MGIB-SR programs. The following are the new FY22 GI BIll® rates for full-time students (effective 1 October 2021):
MGIB-SR: $407
MGIB-AD: $2,150

Did you know you can use your GI Bill® for an apprenticeship? Join us in spreading our monthly marketing theme of GI Bil...
09/01/2021

Did you know you can use your GI Bill® for an apprenticeship? Join us in spreading our monthly marketing theme of GI Bill® and apprenticeships!

Did you know you can use your GI Bill® for an apprenticeship? Join us in spreading our monthly marketing theme of GI Bill® and apprenticeships!

These are the new rates for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® rates (100% eligibility) effective 1 August 2021. Reminder, MHA is ba...
08/31/2021

These are the new rates for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® rates (100% eligibility) effective 1 August 2021. Reminder, MHA is based off the zip code of your educational institution.

These are the new rates for the Post-9/11 GI Bill® rates (100% eligibility) effective 1 August 2021. Reminder, MHA is based off the zip code of your educational institution.

#WorldDistanceLearningDay, Whether you’re learning in a classroom or learning at home, it’s never a bad time to learn! F...
08/31/2021

#WorldDistanceLearningDay, Whether you’re learning in a classroom or learning at home, it’s never a bad time to learn! Find out how you can use your ARNG Education Benefits by contacting your State Education Office.

#WorldDistanceLearningDay, Whether you’re learning in a classroom or learning at home, it’s never a bad time to learn! Find out how you can use your ARNG Education Benefits by contacting your State Education Office.

#MythBustingMonday𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can take all of the CLEP/DSST exams.𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: While you can take any CLEP/DSST exam, you should on...
08/30/2021

#MythBustingMonday
𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can take all of the CLEP/DSST exams.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: While you can take any CLEP/DSST exam, you should only take exams for subjects you already have knowledge in. Not only are the exams challenging, but some colleges/universities have a limit on how much college credit they will accept from CLEP/DSST exams.

#MythBustingMonday
𝗠𝗬𝗧𝗛: I can take all of the CLEP/DSST exams.
𝗙𝗔𝗖𝗧: While you can take any CLEP/DSST exam, you should only take exams for subjects you already have knowledge in. Not only are the exams challenging, but some colleges/universities have a limit on how much college credit they will accept from CLEP/DSST exams.

08/28/2021
CAARNG_1SG Jason Del Mundo.mp4

#SoldierSuccessStorySaturday
This week's #SoldierSuccessStory goes to 1SG Jason Del Mundo from the California Army National Guard. He used the Army's Credentialing Assistance program to earn a Certified Personal Trainer Licensure!

Don’t forget, after 31 January 2022 student loan payments and interest rates will resume as normal.  You can use the Loa...
08/27/2021

Don’t forget, after 31 January 2022 student loan payments and interest rates will resume as normal. You can use the Loan Simulator to help find a repayment plan that best fits your goals. Get started at https://go.usa.gov/x6nzV

(Graphic credit: Federal Student Aid)

Don’t forget, after 31 January 2022 student loan payments and interest rates will resume as normal. You can use the Loan Simulator to help find a repayment plan that best fits your goals. Get started at https://go.usa.gov/x6nzV

(Graphic credit: Federal Student Aid)

“You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it!”#NationalDogDay
08/26/2021

“You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it!”
#NationalDogDay

“You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it!”
#NationalDogDay

#NationalDogDay is this week!  Did you know you can become a certified professional dog trainer or certified veterinary ...
08/24/2021

#NationalDogDay is this week! Did you know you can become a certified professional dog trainer or certified veterinary technician with the help of the Army’s Credentialing Assistance (CA) Program? CA pays up to $4,000 per year (Max between TA and CA) towards training, exam costs, books, fees, and supplies! Go to the ArmyCOOL website to look at all the possible credentials you could earn! Then, head over to ArmyIgnitED to request CA!

#NationalDogDay is this week! Did you know you can become a certified professional dog trainer or certified veterinary technician with the help of the Army’s Credentialing Assistance (CA) Program? CA pays up to $4,000 per year (Max between TA and CA) towards training, exam costs, books, fees, and supplies! Go to the ArmyCOOL website to look at all the possible credentials you could earn! Then, head over to ArmyIgnitED to request CA!

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support will still fund my #CLEP/#DSST exam even after I sep...
08/23/2021

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support will still fund my #CLEP/#DSST exam even after I separate from service.
𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘁: You must be currently serving in the Army National Guard and not in the Inactive National Guard to be eligible for this benefit. Veterans and dependents of ARNG Soldiers are not eligible.

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support will still fund my #CLEP/#DSST exam even after I separate from service.
𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘁: You must be currently serving in the Army National Guard and not in the Inactive National Guard to be eligible for this benefit. Veterans and dependents of ARNG Soldiers are not eligible.

08/21/2021
SSG JUSTIN NOWAK.mp4

#SoldierSuccessStorySaturday
This week's #SoldierSuccessStory goes to SSG Justin Nowak from the HIARNG. He completed his Bachelor's Degree in Security Management from American Military University using Federal Tuition Assistance! He is currently using his Post-9/11 GI Bill® to earn his Master's degree!

Thank you Hawaii Army National Guard Education and Incentives for the submission!

#FunFact, You can take a #CLEP or #DSST exam even if you aren’t enrolled in college/university, however you will need to...
08/20/2021

#FunFact, You can take a #CLEP or #DSST exam even if you aren’t enrolled in college/university, however you will need to order a Transcript / Score Report.

#FunFact, You can take a #CLEP or #DSST exam even if you aren’t enrolled in college/university, however you will need to order a Transcript / Score Report.

08/19/2021

Happy #NationalAviationDay! Did you know you can earn your private pilot’s license using the Army’s Credentialing Assistance Program and use your GI Bill® for flight training?

Don’t forget to tune-in to this month’s Education Benefit webinar at 1400hrs EST!  We are hosting our monthly webinar on...
08/18/2021

Don’t forget to tune-in to this month’s Education Benefit webinar at 1400hrs EST! We are hosting our monthly webinar on MS Teams A365; you will need to use your CAC to access this webinar.

https://dod.teams.microsoft.us/l/meetup-join/19%3adod%3aef1fa3b161ac48f393ae4de579ea9f8a%40thread.skype/1623958135804?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22fae6d70f-954b-4811-92b6-0530d6f84c43%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f77d30a7-7ed7-4492-b602-684882f69245%22%7d

Don’t forget to tune-in to this month’s Education Benefit webinar at 1400hrs EST! We are hosting our monthly webinar on MS Teams A365; you will need to use your CAC to access this webinar.

https://dod.teams.microsoft.us/l/meetup-join/19%3adod%3aef1fa3b161ac48f393ae4de579ea9f8a%40thread.skype/1623958135804?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22fae6d70f-954b-4811-92b6-0530d6f84c43%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22f77d30a7-7ed7-4492-b602-684882f69245%22%7d

Do you know if you qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®? Active Duty service under Title 32 USC, to include the Southwest ...
08/17/2021

Do you know if you qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®? Active Duty service under Title 32 USC, to include the Southwest Border Mission, COVID-19 Support, and the 59th Presidential Inauguration/Capital Police, is now considered a qualifying period of service. Contact your State Education Office to find out if you qualify!

Do you know if you qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®? Active Duty service under Title 32 USC, to include the Southwest Border Mission, COVID-19 Support, and the 59th Presidential Inauguration/Capital Police, is now considered a qualifying period of service. Contact your State Education Office to find out if you qualify!

The school year is starting, but don't worry! Tutor.com Online Tutoring for Military Families has got you covered! Check...
08/17/2021

The school year is starting, but don't worry! Tutor.com Online Tutoring for Military Families has got you covered! Check out their 20 minute webinar to learn how you and/or your children can utilize this great resource for FREE!

Its not too late to join us for our short webinar tomorrow! The school year is starting! Whether you have students in grades K-12 or you are attending college - Tutor.com can be a great resource! No matter what time zone, we've got you covered with one of our four sessions. Use this link to register: bit.ly/Tutor20Minutes
Service members, DoD & Coast Guard Civilians and all of their dependents are eligible to use the Tutor.com/military service at NO COST! If you register and can not attend, a link to the recorded webinar will be emailed to you after the event.
#milfam #usaf #army #USCG #navy #usmc #MilKids #militarylife #military #milspouse #DOD

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: After taking a CLEP test, I have to wait a few weeks before I receive my scores and if I didn’t score high enough ...
08/16/2021

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: After taking a CLEP test, I have to wait a few weeks before I receive my scores and if I didn’t score high enough the retest is free.
𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘁: You will receive a CLEP exam score immediately, unless you take an exam with an essay. DANTES typically only funds the FIRST CLEP and DSST exam, however, for the month of August they are offering free retests, go to the DANTES web site for more info

𝗠𝘆𝘁𝗵: After taking a CLEP test, I have to wait a few weeks before I receive my scores and if I didn’t score high enough the retest is free.
𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘁: You will receive a CLEP exam score immediately, unless you take an exam with an essay. DANTES typically only funds the FIRST CLEP and DSST exam, however, for the month of August they are offering free retests, go to the DANTES web site for more info

08/14/2021
KYARNG_SSGBoone.mp4

#SoldierSuccessStorySaturday
This week's #SoldierSuccessStorySaturday goes to SSG Matthew Boone from the Kentucky Army National Guard! SSG Boone has taken advantage of nearly all of the education benefits the National Guard has to offer! He earned his Bachelor's degree from University of Kentucky using his MGIB-SR, Kicker and State TA and later transferred his Post-9/11 Gi Bill® to his wife! He is currently using FTA to obtain his Master's degree in education at Liberty University!

If you’re taking the CLEP/DSST exam through DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support your exam regi...
08/13/2021

If you’re taking the CLEP/DSST exam through DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support your exam registration ticket will be automatically canceled six months from the date of purchase. There is no penalty for canceling a registration ticket. However, if your ticket is canceled you will need to re-register for your exam.

If you’re taking the CLEP/DSST exam through DANTES-Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support your exam registration ticket will be automatically canceled six months from the date of purchase. There is no penalty for canceling a registration ticket. However, if your ticket is canceled you will need to re-register for your exam.

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