Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won’t change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the skills you need in the Army National Guard.
As a Multi-channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer you will learn how to install, repair, operate, and run maintenance checks on multi-channel transmission diagnostic equipment, devices, and antennae. This could help you land a civilian career in businesses involving communications networks such as telecommunications companies, network services, and government agencies.
Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! Join the Guard and you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.
After 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you will learn fundamental Soldiering skills, you will attend 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which will include a combination of hands-on and classroom training with multi-channel transmitters and associated equipment.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
- Paid training
- A monthly paycheck
- Montgomery GI Bill
- Retirement benefits for part-time service
- Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
- 401(k)-type savings plan
- Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
- Healthcare Benefits Available
RequirementsHelpful attributes include an interest in working with radios, fiber optics, and transmission equipment; an ability to apply electronic principles and concepts; and a general understanding of math and physics. You must meet the following requirements to qualify for service:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
- Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
- Must meet citizenship requirements (see for details)
Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend
Programs and benefits are subject to change.
With more than 370 years of service, the Army National Guard is the largest reserve component, as well as the oldest branch of the U.S. military. In the Guard, you get the training from us, serve in your own community, and enhance your marketability for the higher paying jobs you are now seeking. We provide our members with college tuition assistance and offer attractive benefits on top of paid training in all of our career fields. The Army National Guard has career opportunities in every State and U.S. Territory, more than 3,600 training locations, and more than 350,000 members. Visit the Army National Guard Web site at .