Virginia National Guard FY21 Enlistment and Extension Incentives

Non-Prior Service Enlistment Bonus:

The following MOSs qualify for the $20,000 Non-Prior Service Enlistment Bonus with a six-year enlistment and an Armed Forces Qualification Test score of 50 or above:

  • 11B – Infantryman
  • 11C – Indirect Fire Infantryman
  • 12B – Combat Engineer
  • 12N – Horizontal Construction Engineer
  • 13B – Cannon Crewmember
  • 13F – Joint Fire Support Specialist
  • 13J – Fire Control Specialist
  • 19D – Cavalry Scout
  • 88M – Motor Transport Operator
  • 91B – Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
  • 12K – Plumber
  • 14G – Air Defense Battle Management System Operator
  • 15H – Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer
  • 91J – Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer
  • 91L – Construction Equipment Repairer

Enlistment Incentives for Prior Service Applicants:

Prior Service Enlistment Bonus: DMOSQ: $15,000 lump sum bonus for a three year enlistment. Must be E7 or below, have received an honorable discharge for all prior periods of service, and have less than 16 years of total military service at the time of enlistment.

Reenlistment & Extension Incentives:

Reenlistment/Extension Bonus: $15,000 for six years. DMOSQ Soldiers E3-E7. Time in service on contract start date cannot be more than 13 years and one month.

Additional incentives may be available, including the Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve Kicker or the Student Loan Repayment Program. All incentives are current as of Oct. 1, 2020 and are subject to change. Please visit the Virginia Army National Guard recruiting page for more information or to contact a recruiter.