In order to be considered eligible to join the Air Guard, you must first meet basic physical requirements. Recruiters will measure your height and weight, make sure you fall within the appropriate age range, and evaluate your medical history to determine whether you’re healthy enough to serve.
In addition, the Air Guard requires that all members be in good standing with the law, and has rules regarding body alterations and past drug use.
All members must meet the minimum education requirement. Requirements for members with advanced degrees, and active duty service members and civilians with prior service experience, could vary. Be sure to discuss any eligibility concerns you have with a recruiter.
There are plenty of part-time and full time jobs (Technician/AGR) for experienced military personnel. If you had a honorable discharge, you may be eligible to join the 144th Fighter Wing, Fresno Air National Guard.
-Prior service in any branch is accepted.
-Part-time job which requires attendance at Guard drills one weekend
per month and 15 days of annual training each year.
-Must be able to complete 20 years of combined service time by age 60.
-Rank is determined by grade held on separation and current unit
-Do not need to attend basic military training again, but may have to
attend an Air Force technical school if not qualified in a convertible
skill. Cross-training is an option, dependent on current unit vacancies.
-Enlistment term options are one (1) year (if never been a member of
the Air National Guard and qualified in Air Force Specialty Code),
three (3) years or six (6) years.
Crew Chief - 2A3X3
Engines - 2A6X1
Egress - 2A6X3
Weapons - 2W1X1
Munitions - 2W0X1
Fuels - 2A6X4
Hydraulics - 2A6X5
Avionics Systems - 2A0X1S
Aircraft Maintenance Superintendents - 2A390
Aerospace Ground Equipment - 2A6X2
Contact the recruiters at (559) 454-5286 for listings of additional available positions.