Texas - Army National Guard

The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment’s notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers’ primary area of operation is their home state.

The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard.

May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard Northwest Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Join the Army National Guard as a Fire Support Specialist and become part of an elite field artillery team. You will provide the intelligence needed to support infantry and tank units in combat operations while learning highly sought-after skills that will help you in your civilian career. Also known as the Forward Observer, Fire Support Specialists act as the eyes of an artillery unit and are primarily responsible for target acquisition and relaying that information to artillery units at all levels. In this role, you will become an expert communicator as you establish, maintain, and operate communications equipment; operate laser range finders; encode and decode messages; assist in preparing and distributing fire support plans; and determine target locations using computers or manual calculations. And as your skills increase, so will your responsibilities. Advanced team members supervise and train other Soldiers, prepare observer target lists, initiate suppressive fire, and...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard Northwest Houston, Houston, TX, USA
The M1 Abrams Tank is the backbone of the armored forces. With the ability to engage enemies anytime, anywhere, it takes a highly detailed and skilled individual to ensure these vehicles keep pushing forward. As the M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer in the Army National Guard, you will be responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on these tanks. Your duties will include: diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions; performing organizational maintenance and on-board direct support tasks on the suspension systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, auxiliary power units, fire extinguisher/suppression systems, and gas particulate systems; and performing organizational maintenance on vehicular mounted armament, gun turret drive system, and fire control system. Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts • Use of electronic, electrical, and mechanical test equipment • Use of schematics, drawings, and...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard Palestine, TX, USA
The Infantry is the backbone of the Army. These Soldiers fill the literal boots on the ground who are responsible for taking or holding ground during any combat operation. You’ll attack, repel, and capture enemy ground forces using advanced weapons and tactics. Job Duties • Assist in reconnaissance operations • Employ, fire, and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines • Operate weapon systems under various conditions, including engaging targets using night vision sights • Operate and maintain communications equipment • Perform as a member of a fire team during training and combat missions • Process prisoners of war and captured documents • Aid in the mobilization of vehicles, troops, and weaponry • Use, maintain, and store combat weapons (e.g., rifles, machine guns, anti-tank mines, etc.) Helpful Skills • Willingness to accept challenges • Ability to perform well under stress • Physically and...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard Round Rock, TX, USA
Being able to communicate across the battlefield and around the world is crucial to mission success. As a Cable Systems Installer/Maintainer, you will install the lines and equipment that allow units to connect across secure channels. Cable Systems Installer/Maintainers are primarily responsible for installing, operating, and maintaining cable and wire communications systems, communication security devices, and associated equipment, including communications, and electric cables between utility poles. Job Duties • Perform tests on cable communications systems and circuit groups • Operate manual and motorized cable construction equipment • Install and repair circuits and wiring • Perform maintenance on power generators Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Mechanical and electrical principles • Preventive maintenance procedures • Line installation and wiring techniques • Communication security policies and procedures...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard Round Rock, TX, USA
Communication is the pulse of Army National Guard units, and it’s up to the Signal Support Systems Specialist to ensure the information keeps flowing so the military doesn’t miss a beat. Signal Support Systems Specialists are responsible for integrating signal systems and networks; performing signal support functions and unit-level maintenance on authorized signal equipment; and installing, operating, and maintaining radio and data distribution systems. Advanced team members supervise and train other Soldiers; maintain and install signal support systems and terminal devices; provide technical assistance and training for automation and communications equipment; prepare maintenance and supply requests for unit-level signal support; and operate and perform preventative maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles. Job Duties • Maintain radio and data distribution systems • Perform signal support functions and technical assistance for computer...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Angelo, TX, USA
Combat Engineers are essential to mission success by assisting their fellow Soldiers in tackling unpredictable environments. As a member of an Army National Guard Combat Engineer team, you'll design and build bridges, roadways, secure perimeters, and tactical firing systems, as well as detect and safely neutralize mines and other dangers to safeguard your team and repel the enemy. Job Duties • Construct fighting positions, fixed/floating bridges, obstacles, and defensive positions • Place and detonate explosives • Conduct operations that include route clearance of obstacles and rivers Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Basic demolitions • Basic explosive hazards • Constructing wire obstacles • Fixed bridge building • Basic urban operations • Operating heavy equipment Helpful Skills • Ability to use hand and power tools • Ability to perform strenuous physical activities over long periods of time...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Angelo, TX, USA
Be the one that helps the Army National Guard stay on track as a Track Vehicle Repairer. Your primary responsibility will be to perform maintenance on track vehicles, and supervise activities that include fuel and electrical system repair. In this role, you will expand your mechanical skillset, and work on motorized track vehicle components like carburetors, transmissions, diesel power plants/packs, and other electrical systems. Job Duties • Repair diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engine fuel systems, and compression ignition air induction systems • Fix vehicle air cooling systems and vehicle liquid cooling systems, and track hull electrical systems and automatic transmission assemblies • Service track vehicle cross drive transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic brake Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Engine repair and tune up or replacement • Body repair and body panel replacement Helpful Skills...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
On the battlefield, success depends on accurate and timely intel. As an Army National Guard Intelligence Analyst, you will play a key role in the interpretation and exploitation of information gathered from or about the threat. Intelligence Analysts provide Guard personnel with information about enemy forces and potential battle areas, and use information derived from all intelligence disciplines to determine changes in enemy capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action. You’ll gain Military Intelligence training, education, and a security clearance that could open doors to rewarding career opportunities with other intelligence agencies. Specific duties of the Intelligence Analyst may include: preparing all-source intelligence products; providing Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Synchronization support; processing incoming reports and messages; determining the significance and reliability of incoming information; establishing and...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and as a Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst for the Army National Guard, those words protect the lives of U.S. personnel in the field. National Guard Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analysts examine and interpret imagery information about enemy forces and provide commanders with an accurate picture of the battlefield. This information is critical to planning for our Nation’s defense. You’ll earn a secret clearance and work with other intelligence professionals, gathering data and studying images required for tactical and operational plans. You’ll analyze aerial and ground photographs, as well as electronic imagery of enemy ships, bases, missile sites, and industrial facilities, identifying enemy equipment, weapons and operational forces. Your geographical analysis of land and sea will be crucial to your Commander’s ability to battle plan. Job Duties Produce intelligence by analyzing images,...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
Intelligence is crucial to the security of our nation. By gathering information about an adversary’s intentions, strengths, vulnerabilities, and capabilities, the military can plan, prepare, and defend against potential attacks. As a Human Intelligence Collector in the Army National Guard, you will earn a security clearance, then utilize your strategic, cognitive, and language skills to obtain Intel from both friendly and hostile sources. Your duties may include conducting intelligence gathering missions involving human sources; interrogating and debriefing, as defined by regulation, as well as other tactical and strategic interrogation-related duties; developing intelligence gathering and collection missions as well as interrogation plans; advising military organizations based on intelligence gathering; and coordinating with federal agencies. Job Duties Screen human intelligence sources and documents Debrief and interrogate human intelligence sources...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
The Army National Guard uses powerful technology to collect information from foreign signals, and it's the Signals Intelligence Analyst who makes it possible for the Guard to use this information to their advantage. Analyzing foreign communications helps our military experts better plan our Nation's defense. As a Signals Intelligence Analyst, you will intercept and analyze foreign communications; relay intelligence reports regarding combat, strategic, and tactical intelligence information; and study and locate radio signals to understand the tactics and organization of foreign military forces. Job Duties • Maintain analytical working aids and databases • Assist in the emplacement, camouflage, and recovery of surveillance systems • Prepare technical and tactical intelligence reports Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Analyzing communications information using technical references • Preparing technical and tactical intelligence reports...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
Our national security relies on information gathered from foreign language sources. As a Cryptologic Linguist in the Army National Guard, you will learn to interpret the words, intent, and tenor of these foreign communications, and present it to the people who need it the most. In this role, you will earn a security clearance and perform or supervise the detection, acquisition, geolocation, identification, and exploitation of foreign communications using specialized signals equipment. Specific duties of the Cryptologic Linguist may include identification of foreign communications; categorizing signals by activity type; foreign communication analysis; recognizing changes in transmission modes and reporting the change; providing translation expertise to analysts; supporting Signals Intelligence tasking, reporting, and coordination; and providing transcriptions or translations of foreign communications. Job Duties Identify and analyze foreign communications Recognize...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
As an Army National Guard Military Intelligence (MI) Systems Maintainer/Integrator, you’ll earn a security clearance and play a vital role in ensuring MI computer systems, networks, electronic warfare and intercept devices operate on the battlefield without fail. As the subject matter expert on MI systems, you ensure MI Soldiers can find and never lose the enemy. You enable the ongoing process of military intelligence collection and analysis, so our military experts can better defend our Nation. Specific duties as an MI Systems Maintainer/Integrator include: maintaining, testing, and repairing communications equipment; maintaining and integrating MI computers and networks; assessing and extracting data from fixed, portable, and wireless storage/communication devices; and performing operational checks on MI aerial platforms, sensors, and systems. Some of the Skills You’ll Learn Virtual Machine, Server, and Database Administration and Management Microsoft,...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
When a Soldier has a question about benefits, policy, or needs help with a sensitive issue, the Army National Guard’s Human Resources Specialist is the primary go-to person. As an HR Specialist, you will help Soldiers develop their Guard careers and provide personnel support and assistance to all divisions within the Guard. Specific responsibilities of the HR Specialist may include: organizing, maintaining, and reviewing personnel records; data entry and retrieval; processing recommendations; arranging awards ceremonies; preparing, updating, and coordinating requests for evaluations; preparing and monitoring Soldier requests for ID cards and tags, leaves of absence, and passes; ordering and maintaining office supplies; and maintaining filing systems. Job Duties • Assist on all human resource support matters • Oversight of all strength management and strength distribution actions • Responsible for the readiness, health, and welfare of all Soldiers...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
Soldiers need energy to remain agile and alert, and most of the time, that energy comes from the food they consume. As a Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist in the Army National Guard, you will ensure the quality of the food that’s being provided per strict food safety standards. As an important member of a team, the Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist, under the direction of a Veterinary Corps Officer, inspects food designed for human consumption, while also supervising inspection and veterinary service activities. Job Duties • Evaluate packaging, packing, and marking requirements • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities and commissary stores • Operate and maintain inspection equipment • Perform duties in accordance with approved standards of conduct and report suspected fraud Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Inspection of red meats, poultry, water, foods, eggs, dairy products, fresh fruit, and vegetables...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
Being a Soldier isn’t just about physical strength. Mental toughness is also a vital component and being able to handle the stresses of the military is crucial. Mental Health Specialists play an important role in ensuring every individual is taken care of through the care and treatment of psychiatric, drug, and alcoholic concerns. The Mental Health Specialist assists the Guard's health care team with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health care. Under the supervision of an Army psychiatrist, social worker, psychiatric nurse, or psychologist, you will collect and record patient data; counsel and treat patients with personal, behavioral, mental health, or substance abuse problems; and provide bedside care in hospitals. Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Patient care techniques • Emergency medical techniques Helpful Skills • Enjoy helping and caring for others • Ability to communicate effectively and work...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Antonio, TX, USA
It takes energy to keep the Army National Guard marching on, and that’s where you take the lead. As a Food Service Specialist for the Guard, it’s your duty to provide the sustenance your fellow Soldiers need to put their best foot forward and protect the nation. In this role, you will take care of all dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to face the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how to ensure food safety and facility sanitation, whether you're feeding 25 Soldiers or 2,500, in the field or in a fixed facility. Job Duties • Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and sauté as prescribed by Army recipes • Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment • Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment Some of the Skills You’ll Learn • Standard and dietetic menus and recipes • Food and supply...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Marcos, TX, USA
As a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Crewmember, you play a vital role in maintaining "the rocket's red glare." The MLRS is a highly specialized system, using different pieces of equipment, and is operated by a team of professionals. Depending on your role, you will establish, maintain, and operate MLRS equipment to support infantry and tank units by supplementing cannon artillery during combat. Job Duties • Drive and maintain the self-propelled launch vehicles • Reload ammunition and resupply vehicles • Test and maintain the fire control systems • Mount radio sets and communication systems in all vehicles Helpful Skills • Physically and mentally fit to perform under pressure • Ability to multitask In this role, you will learn vital skills applicable in any civilian career: skills such as teamwork, discipline, strategic thinking, and leadership. You will also learn to use various computer systems used to calculate target locations...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Marcos, TX, USA
Communication is the pulse of Army National Guard units, and it’s up to the Signal Support Systems Specialist to ensure the information keeps flowing so the military doesn’t miss a beat. Signal Support Systems Specialists are responsible for integrating signal systems and networks; performing signal support functions and unit-level maintenance on authorized signal equipment; and installing, operating, and maintaining radio and data distribution systems. Advanced team members supervise and train other Soldiers; maintain and install signal support systems and terminal devices; provide technical assistance and training for automation and communications equipment; prepare maintenance and supply requests for unit-level signal support; and operate and perform preventative maintenance checks and services on assigned vehicles. Job Duties • Maintain radio and data distribution systems • Perform signal support functions and technical assistance for computer...
May 23, 2022
Texas - Army National Guard San Marcos, TX, USA
Budgets need to be balanced, and Soldiers and vendors need to be paid on time. An Army National Guard Financial Management Technician ensures that funds go where they need to and that all transactions are recorded properly. Whether it is budgeting, disbursing, and accounting for government funds, payment for travel and commercial vendor services, pay support of Soldiers and foreign national employees, or internal control operations, the Soldiers of this MOS are integral to the organization’s financial health because they also analyze historical spending to formulate budgets for future expenses. Job Duties • Receive and post documents to accounting/budget systems • Process treasury checks for payment and pay for invoices • Maintain files and prepare financial reports/travel vouchers • Review contracts, invoices, and receive reports Specifically, the Financial Management Technician performs duties, such as: computing payroll and other allowances;...