See full requirements Enlisted Affiliation Bonus (Army)The Enlisted Affiliation Bonus is offered to current enlisted service members who affiliate directly into a critical vacancy in the Army National Guard from the Active Army.See full requirements Officer Affiliation Bonus (Army)The Officer Affiliation Bonus (OAFB) is offered to officers and warrant officers who are currently on Active Duty and who agree to affiliate into the Army National Guard into a critical skill position.
The National Guard of the several states, territories, and the District of Columbia serves as part of the first-line of defense for the United States.
The militia tradition continued with the first permanent English settlements in the New World.
Jamestown Colony (established in 1607) and Plymouth Colony (established in 1620) both had militia forces, which initially consisted of every able bodied adult male.
Prior Service Enlistment Bonus If you enlist into a critical skill MOS, you may eligible for the Prior Service Enlistment Bonus (PSEB).
To find out which positions are currently available in your state, contact your local recruiter.