Any advice in joining the US National Guard?

hello, a really good friend and i are thinking of joining the National Guard this year and before we think about going to a recruiting office for information, i was wondering if anyone had any advice in joining the National Guard? or past experiences? or is the National Guard any good?. We both just turned 21 and live in California. thanks for the help.

Asked By: - 1/18/2013
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The National Guard can be a great career. Sure it is supposed to be one weekend a month but there is more to it than that. Depending on the job (MOS) you have, there are usually state emergencies that you can be activated for besides deployments... More
Answered By: William - 1/18/2013
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Sure its cool if thats what you want. Us Regularly made fun of the part time Army (Nasty Guard). Why not go Regular Army and get the full experience. Do 3-4 yrs and If its not your thing then just get out and go to the Guard. Plenty of options and jobs in the Army. Just dont let the recruiter talk you into anything. Im... More
Answered By: john doe - 1/18/2013
Answered By: Denver - 1/18/2013
First, I observe you articulate no REASON for doing it, which means you probably shouldn't... More
Answered By: Peace through blinding force - 1/18/2013
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