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MSARNG Recruiting & Retention Battalion


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What is the Guard?

The Army National Guard is an elite group of warriors who dedicate a portion of their time to serving their nation. Each state has its own Guard, as required by the Constitution; in fact, it is the only branch of the military whose existence is actually required by the Constitution. Take in all of our info about the National Guard and see if it appeals to you!

Noble History of the National Guard

There is a long and noble history of the National Guard serving at home and abroad to ensure the safety and freedom of their fellow citizens. They have combated natural disasters, supported regular Army troops and, when called upon, borne arms against their nation’s enemies.

Proud Soldier

Since 1636, the Guard has brought glory and honor upon itself and its soldiers through quiet and selfless service. Do you think you have what it takes to be a member of this select group?

In the Guard you become a Soldier. What does it mean to be a Soldier? It’s being a part of noble tradition of service extending back almost 400 years. It means you become a member of the best trained, best equipped, and most respected military force in history. It means you will make a difference.

Thinking of joining the Army or Air National Guard?

If you cannot find what you're looking for on our Recruiting & Retention site, feel free to check out the links below.


1410 Riverside Drive

Jackson, MS 39232

(601) 313-6764