Can you use TA in the National Guard?

Army National Guard Soldiers on state active duty are not eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA). Army National Guard Soldiers can use the Army National Guard Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA). To apply for FTA go to

Can you work a civilian job while in the National Guard?

In general it is safest to keep your civilian job completely separate from your military service. Some troops serve on active duty in the National Guard but are stationed close enough to their home address that they can effectively work their civilian job at the same time.

How do you use National Guard TA?

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  1. Enrollment requests must be submitted and approved through prior to the course start date.
  2. TA is requested on a course-by-course basis, and each course must be part of an approved degree program.
  3. GoArmyEd will notify the Soldier whether the TA is approved or not.

Do you get TA in the reserves?

The Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard currently have Tuition Assistance (TA) programs for their Selected Reserve Personnel. For the Navy and Marine Corps, there are not dedicated TA benefits for reservists UNLESS you are activated, then you are eligible for the same TA benefits as your Active Duty counterparts.

Can active duty military get a second job?

Federal guidelines prohibit a military member from accepting a second job as a federal employee. This is due to the 24/7 on-call nature of military service, and there IS an exception for those who are on their final leave (terminal leave) before their final out processing date or their estimated time to separation.

Can military officers moonlight?

You can’t moonlight more than 16 hours/week and you need to have 6 hours of time off between clinical periods for your moonlighting job and your Naval duties. You’ll need to complete an annual attestation that says you are aware of these policies and compliant with them.

How much does a PFC make in the Army with BAH?

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Average BAH allowance (no dependants) $15,317.63 per year
Average BAS allowance (enlisted) $4,883.76 per year
Total Estimated Compensation $46,128.59 per year

What is the National Guard Ta program?

The National Guard TA program assists its members in achieving their individual professional and personal development goals by providing education financial aid. In the process, the Army National Guard (ARNG) enhances the strength and relevancy of itself through better educated members.

How do I apply for National Guard Ta?

Eligible Guardsmen can apply for National Guard TA by logging into ARNG National Guard Benefits Online using their Common Access Card (CAC). Once in the Website, follow instructions to complete the federal tuition assistance application.

How do you get TA benefits in the Coast Guard?

In order to receive TA benefits through the Coast Guard, you will need to be a reservist on long term active duty orders of over 180 days. Back to back tours will not count. The Coast Guard also has an annual fiscal year cap of $2,250 which is lower than other branches.

How do I get TA benefits in the Air Force?

You can receive TA benefits through serving in the Air National Guard. Make sure to check out your state’s specific educational benefits to know what you would qualify for. You can also work towards your associate’s degree through the Community College of the Air Force. The branches that offer Reserves TA do usually stay within these guidelines: