Receive full-time benefits for serving part-time without putting your
life on hold. Whether you're interested in our training, education, pay,
retirement, adventure, or just service to your State and Country; you
owe it to yourself to check our our benefits!
Unfortunately, not everyone is eligible to serve in the Iowa National
Guard. Our members must meet and maintain strict medical, moral, and
physical standards. It may not be easy, but becoming a Soldier is worth
If you are currently serving in the National Guard of another state,
or in another branch of the military, you may be eligible to transfer
into the Iowa Army National Guard without incurring a break in service
or changing your status.
Choosing to serve in the military is an important decision. We want
you to be as informed as possible. We have put together a list of
frequently asked questions and answers. We can also put you in touch
with one of our representatives.
Basic Combat Training (BCT) is a training course designed to
transform civilians into Soldiers. Over the course of ten weeks, our new
recruits learn about the seven core Army Values, how to work together as
a team, and what it takes to succeed as a Soldier in the U.S. Army.
Learn more about our benefits, or find out if you are eligible by
speaking to one of our Recruiters. Our recruiters are Soldiers first,
and each one is a trained professional. It is their job to answer your
questions, and help you make an informed decision.
Contact us today!