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Posted On: 2017-04-20 16:00:00
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 Job Description For every tank or amphibious unit in the field, there's a team of highly trained professionals ensuring peak performance. And there's no one better than the Army National Guard at quickly mobilizing these vehicles to respond to any situation. So come on and join America's ability to shock and awe. As an M1 Armor Crewman, you will operate tanks like the M1A2 Abrams and other amphibious assault vehicles to engage and destroy the enemy. Your duties may require you to operate armored equipment, identify and pursue targets, and fire weapons to take out enemy forces or positions. While not directly related to any civilian position, you will familiarize yourself with the operation of the mechanics/repair industry. Plus, the discipline, teamwork, and leadership skills you develop as an M1 Armor Crewman can be applied in any civilian career. Earn while you learn Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. Job training for an M1 Armor Crewman requires 15 weeks of One Station Unit Training, which consists of Basic Training to learn basic Soldiering skills, and Advanced Individual Training to learn your specialty in depth. Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat. Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change. Benefits/Requirements BenefitsPaid trainingA monthly paycheckMontgomery GI BillRetirement benefits for part-time serviceLow-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)401(k)-type savings planStudent Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)Healthcare Benefits AvailableRequirementsHigh School Diploma or GEDMust be between the ages of 17 and 35Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standardsMust meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.Programs and benefits are subject to change. This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
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