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Minnesota National Guard
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Air National Guard

Soar to new heights in the Minnesota Air National Guard.  There are many jobs -- called Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) – in two exciting flying units:   the St. Paul-based 133rd Airlift Wing flies C-130 cargo planes; and the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing flies F-16 fighter jets. Qualified Airmen receive exceptional education opportunities, pay, compensation, benefits, and retirement opportunities. Call a recruiter at the 133rd Airlift Wing or 148th Fighter Wing directly to find out what AFSCs are available today.

Get more information on joining the 2,300 Citizen-Airman in the Minnesota Air National Guard.
133rd Airlift Wing Careers
148th Fighter Wing Careers
C130 & F16 Minnesota Air National Guard
Army National Guard

There are many jobs – called Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) -- available in 62 communities state-wide. Call the recruiter in your community  directly to find out what MOSs are available today. Qualified Soldiers receive exceptional education opportunities, pay, compensation, benefits, and retirement opportunities. Get more information on joining the 10,700 Citizen-Soldiers in the Minnesota Army National Guard.

- Aviation Careers
- Chaplain Careers
- Healthcare Careers

Education Benefits

As a Minnesota National Guard member, you can take advantage of educational benefits like the Montgomery GI Bill and the Guard’s Tuition Assistance Program. Minnesota offers 100% free tuition.  Learn more about Minnesota National Guard education benefits.
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Full Time Employment

If you are interested in Minnesota National Guard Full-Time vacancies, please contact the Human Resources Department at (651) 282-4155 or DSN 825-4155.
Minnesota National Guard positions
Nationwide positions
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JObs in Minnesota
Officer Careers

Officers have the duty and responsibility of leading troops in the Minnesota National Guard. There are numerous ways to earn a commission in the Minnesota National Guard.
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Warrant Officer Careers

Warrant Officers serve as technical experts and provide critical perspective and leadership in the Minnesota Army National Guard.
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Reemployment of returning Service members

An estimated 19 percent of the 2,700 Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's deployed 1st Brigade Combat Team in Kuwait will be unemployed, looking for new jobs upon returning home, according to a Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development survey completed in January 2012.

I’m a veteran/Service member looking for a job -- where do I start?

Dedication, smart planning and strategic networking will lead to a job. Start at www.PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans, where you’ll be connected to a clear, three-step process to put your military skills to work in a new career. The three steps are:

  • STEP ONE: Visit your nearest Minnesota Workforce Center and contact a veteran employment representative. Their services include:
    • - One-to-one skill identification and assessment 
    • - Referral to employment opportunities and networking
    • - Resume writing, interview preparation, job search and training services

  • STEP TWO: Use the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities “MyMilitary GPS Lifeplan” to create a career goal.
    • This tool will assist you in identifying your career and educational goals and the Minnesota Colleges and Universities that provide the programs that meet your goal.

  • STEP THREE:  Post your resume on www.MinnesotaWorks.net.
    • One in three job seekers with a resume on the www.MinnesotaWorks.net are contacted by an employer.
    • 40 percent of employers who have posted a job opening on www.MinnesotaWorks.net have hired from this site.


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