If you join the national guard in an admin position such as human resources, can you still be sent to war?
I saw some job openings for human resources for the national guard. I have experience in this field, but would they still send you to war if they needed you? Also, would the job most likely be overseas?
Asked By: Christina A - 5/3/2010
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Being sent to a war zone/hostile area? it's still possible. Deployed at at all? Definitely. Being in a reserve branch doesn't mean your not deployable. If it's for the Army National Guard your chances of being sent to Afghanistan are higher rather than being in the Air National Guard... More
Answered By: marrriie - 5/3/2010
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First you learn to shoot, second you perform HR functions, like death benefits, notify the family etc. If the enemy overruns the camp, you fight. It's the army...
Answered By: Homer - 5/3/2010
To simplify things: Yes... BUT..! You would not be sent to war, you would be sent to work in a war zone. Going to war is reserved for other people. You will either be sent to Balad Air Base or Baghram Air Base... neither of which can HONESTLY be considered a hostile zone.
Answered By: d375 - 5/3/2010
You understand that there are hundreds of thousands of deployed people (human resources) and they have adminstrative needs that need to be met by human resource/admin specialists, right... More
Answered By: Ray - 5/3/2010
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