Specialty Jobs

Army Aviation

The 34th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) is an Army National Guard Brigade that supports the 34th Infantry Division and the State of Minnesota by providing aviation assets for both federal and state active duty missions. The aviators of the 34th CAB fly the UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The 34th CAB Headquarters is stationed in St. Paul.

Resources

34th CAB Aviation Selection Screening Packet (pdf)

Flight School Selection Poster (pdf)

Minnesota Aviator Selection Board Process (pdf)

SIFT FAQ (pdf)

Flight School Selection Process 5Ws (pdf)

Chaplain careers

The Minnesota Army National Guard is accepting applications from priests, ministers, imams, rabbis, and divinity students to serve as Chaplains. Qualified Chaplain Candidates receive exceptional education opportunities, pay, compensation, benefits, and retirement opportunities.

If you are a priest, minister, imam, or rabbi, you may be eligible for appointment as an officer in the Army National Guard Chaplain Corps - OR - if you are pursuing a divinity degree, you may be eligible for entrance into the Army National Guard Chaplain Candidate program.

As a military spiritual leader, you'll play a vital role in the lives of the men and women in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Chaplains also minister to the needs of the soldier's families - wives, husbands, and children. As an Army Chaplain, you will have the opportunity to participate in specialized workshops and receive educational training to enhance your skills.

Army National Guard training is normally 2 days a month and an additional 15 days a year (annual field training). Our flexible training program allows you to schedule training to minimize interference with your practice.

If you are interested in serving your country, using all of your talents, stretching your abilities to the fullest, and knowing that you play an important role in the lives of so many people, the Army National Guard Chaplain Program could be for you.

If criteria are met, an application packet is assembled by the Officer Specialty Branch, Minnesota Army National Guard Recruiting Command. That packet is forwarded through military channels to the "branch specific approval authority" for review and consideration. This review process takes approximately 3-6 months from date of application.

To get more information on becoming a Chaplain in the Minnesota Army National please contact Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Buddy Winn at philip.a.winn.mil@mail.mil or 651-282-4291 to find out more.

Healthcare careers

The Minnesota National Guard offers physicians and medical students the opportunity to broaden their professional horizons. National Guard physicians train side-by-side with some of the country's - and the world's - premiere physicians. They utilize unique medical equipment designed to meet the rigorous conditions of military medicine.

Become an Army Medical Department Officer

The Army National Guard offers physicians and medical students the opportunity to broaden their professional horizons. Army National Guard physicians train side-by-side with some of the country's - and the world's - premiere physicians. They utilize unique medical equipment designed to meet the rigorous conditions of military medicine. Professional development and training are foundations of the Army Medical Corps. Army National Guard physicians have the opportunity to attend many specialized courses and seminars not always available to civilians. Military training courses are also available to prepare physicians for key leadership and staff positions.

Medical and dental students and licensed professionals click here for an in-depth look at the incentives available to you as an appointed Medical Corps Officer in the Army National Guard. These include up to $240,000 in loan repayment, up to $75,000 in special pay and multiple student officer programs.

Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, Family Nurse Practitioner, Social Work and Clinical Psychology students and licensed professionals click here for an in-depth look at the incentives available to you as an appointed Specialty Corps or Medical Services Corps Officer in the Army National Guard. These include up to $75,000 in loan repayment and up to $60,000 in special pay.

Please contact 1LT Andrea Drost for assistance at andrea.e.drost.mil@mail.mil, or (651) 281-3817.

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