Training/Requirements & Benefits:

For most medical personnel your “Basic Training” consists of a two week course taught at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas and is designed to familiarize newly appointed medical officers with the Army medical procedures. This training will include wear and appearance of the Army uniform, customs and courtesy’s, code of conduct and Army familiarization with Army terminology. This training may be done in lieu of or in addition to your required two weeks of Annual Training each year.
Other types of training available are Continuing Medical Education which may be attended in military status in lieu of part of your annual training requirement.
Clinical Clerkship Training opportunities are available at various locations in the continental United States at Army Medical Facilities. This program can also be done in lieu of your two week Annual Training requirement.
The National Guard requires you to participate 39 days a year for experiences you can get nowhere else and pays you for all required days. The National Guard offers flexible training to Medical Officers to help with your busy schedules.
  • DIRECT COMMISSION as a second lieutenant upon graduation from an undergraduate program and acceptance for attendance at a medical school.
  • EARN OVER $28,000 in pay and allowances while attending medical school as an officer in the National Guard.
  • GI Bill: Full-time students are eligible for $297.00 per month for 36 months.
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE: Members of the North Carolina Army National Guard are eligible for $4,500 in tuition assistance per academic year for up to four years while attending an in-state school.
  • CLERKSHIPS: During your M3 and M4 years, you may apply for one of the several clerkships available at many military medical centers around the country. While in attendance, you would receive full active-duty pay and allowances over $3,200 as a 2LT and over $3,600 as a 1LT (based on an average 30-day clerkship).
  • TRAINING: You would be required to attend a two-week orientation course that can be done in lieu of Annual Training and may have the opportunity to attend other medical/military training.
  • RETIREMENT: You would participate in two non-contributory retirement programs that would provide you with an annuity after twenty years of service at age 60. One is the Reserve Component retirement program of the Federal government; the other is a state retirement program for members of the NCARNG.
  • FREE SPACE AVAILABLE AIR TRAVEL: You can fly free on a space-available basis anyplace serviced by scheduled military transport flights.
  • LOW COST GROUP LIFE INSURANCE: For $26.00 a month you will receive $400,000 of life insurance (or you can choose a smaller amount if you wish).
Additional incentives for Doctor, Dentist, Nurse Anesthetist and Physician Assistants are available.
For more information please contact:
CPT John Mozingo
Work: (919) 664-6000 ext. 46671



JAG Corps officers investigate, prosecute and defend those charged with crimes in the military, provide legal advice for Soldiers and work with international contracts. As an officer in the JAG Corps and a practicing attorney or judge, your responsibilities will cover a wide range of practices including military law, criminal prosecution, international law and legal assistance, both in the U.S. and abroad. The JAG Corps deals in all the same areas of law as civilian practices, making the transition to a civilian legal career effortless

JAG Eligibility Requirements:


 In order to become a JAG officer, you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have graduated from an ABA-approved law school (though you may apply in your third year of law school)
  • Been admitted to the bar and serve in the National Guard of the same state
  • Be mentally and physically fit
  • Be of good moral standing and character
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Meet the prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned officer
  • Be able to obtain a secret security clearance

 For more information please contact:

SSG Joshua Pope  





If you're already an ordained minister, you can earn your commission within weeks. You'll be ready to begin your  ministry to Guard Soldiers as soon as you complete the Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course (CH-BOLC).  

Chaplain Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Are less than 45 years of age at the time of commissioning, without prior service
  • Are less than 47 with at least three years active federal service (or creditable reserve service) when commissioned, with prior service
  • Are qualified spiritually, morally, intellectually and emotionally
  • Possess a bachelor's degree (not less than 120 semester hours)
  • Possess an accredited master's degree of not less than 72 semester hours (36 semester hours must be in Religion/Theology or related subjects)
  • Are sensitive to religious pluralism and able to provide for the free exercise of religion by all military personnel and their Family members

For more information please contact:


CPT John Mozingo

Work (919) 664-6000 ext. 46671