Federal Retirement Plan
You probably won’t be thinking about retirement for many years, but
think about this: The Guard can continue to pay you every month after
you’ve finished serving. And considering that retirement will probably
mean time to travel, play or even start a second business, financial
security would be a nice part of your plan.
And it’s a pretty simple plan. If you complete a standard part-time term
in the Guard, at age 60 you could be eligible to begin receiving about
$1,653 every month—for a total payout of $287,803*. That’s based on
serving one weekend per month plus an additional 15 days per year, for
This is on top of any benefits from your civilian career. You'll still receive
those and any other retirement funds you may have coming. So, you can
see how it all adds up. Serving part-time in the National Guard is like
money in the bank.
*Payment amounts and terms vary. To discuss retirement in greater
detail, contact your local recruiter.
Note: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. For
the latest information, please contact your local recruiter.