What is the difference between National guard and the coast guard?

Answer The Coast Guard is a fully federal force, assigned with the enforcement of maritime law and security. The National Guard is a partially state organized force (although ultimate authority rests wit... Read More »

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Which is better air force reserve or air national guard?

Depends on what you want out of it. It's a somewhat impossible question to answer without knowing that first.

Can I enlist with the Air Force after being in the National Guard?

The National Guard is the oldest branch of the military and it requires that enlisted men and women serve at least eight years, although some of that period may be spent in Reserves. The Air Force ... Read More »

Is the Air National Guard part of the Air Force?

The Air National Guard is one of the reserve components of the United States Air Force. However, the Air National Guard is state controlled while the Air Force is a branch of the U.S. military.Refe... Read More »

How can you go from active duty air force to air national guard?

The best thing for you to do is go talk to your career advisor. They can help you set it up where the day after your Active Duty is up, you are in the guard.