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As a member of the guard, you will get a lot of different benefits. Below are just some of the benefits. Benefits varies from state to state. Please contact your recruiter for complete information.

Post Exchange

As a member of the Army National Guard, you and your family may enjoy unlimited access shopping at any Military Exchange (department store) nationwide. Make sure you take your ID card along, that's all you need. In addition to shopping at the Exchange, Guard members and their families are eligible to shop by Exchange Catalog.

Space A-Travel

As a member of the Army National Guard, you are eligible to travel free on a military aircraft when space is available. You can fly within and between the Continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico.


Guard members and their families are entitled to use the commissary (grocery store). You and your family may shop at military commissaries for up to 24 days annually, plus any days spent on active duty. The Commissary Privilege Card is your pass to great savings.

Medical Benefits

As a member of the Army National Guard, you and your family are eligible for many military health benefits. Your eligibility for particular federal medical benefits may vary. They may include the following entitlements:

  • Compensation for disability
  • Health care through military facilities or TRICARE
  • Family and individual dental treatment
  • Life insurance
  • Veteran's benefits

Your Army National Guard Recruiter can answer any questions you may have.

Life Insurance

When it comes to life insurance, the Guard has got you covered. The Serviceman's Group Life Insurance option is by far one of the most affordable life insurance policies available today.




SSG Ashley Baum

Public Affairs Specialist

(801) 432-4197

LTC Steve Fairbourn

UTNG Public Affairs Officer

(801) 432-4407

Ileen Kennedy

Public Affairs Specialist

(801) 432-4229