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As a member of the Air Guard, you'll learn valuable technical skills to fuel your personal and professional growth, and you'll have the option to serve in a unit close to home. Plus, you'll enjoy military benefits such as VA home loan eligibility, low-cost health insurance plan, a retirement plan, and more.
 
Thrift Savings Program (TSP):
TSP is a retirement savings program available to members of CTANG. Contributions made to your TSP account are tax-free. For information about TSP log in to www.tsp.gov
 
Car Tax Discount
Members of CTANG are eligible to get one vehicle tax exempt. Tax forms are located at member's town hall.
 
TRICARE Health Insurance
As members of CTANG you are eligible for TRICARE health insurance coverage. Health plan options under TRICARE can be customized to suit the health care needs of both you and your family. For more details, see www.tricare.mil/RESERVE
 
Armed Forces Vacation
As a member of CTANG you and your family are eligible for deep vacation discounts through the Armed Forces Vacation Club, which can be accessed via the internet at www.afvclub.com
 
Montgomery G.I. Bill (MGIB): 1606

As a member of CTANG you are eligible to receive up to $384 in education benefits per month while you are enrolled in college full-time (12 credits or more per semester). For additional information please refer to: http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/montgomery_bill.asp

Institutional Training Rates (Effective Oct. 1, 2018)

Training Time Monthly Rate
Full Time $384.00
3/4 Time $287.00
1/2 Time $191.00
Less than 1/2 Time $96.00

 

Post 9/11 - 90 Days or Greater Active Duty Time T10 or AGR Time to Qualify
 
You may be eligible for additional educational benefits under the Post 911 MGIB. Master Sgt. Elizabeth Toth, 860-292-2574, is the best resource for information on the Post-911 GI Bill. http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/post911_gibill.asp
 
Store Discounts
Members of the Connecticut Air National Guard are eligible for discounts from the businesses listed on this website. http://www.military.com/discounts/
 
Life Insurance
Members of the Connecticut Air National Guard are eligible for up to $400,000 in Servicemen’s Group Life Insurance (SGLI). FSS located in Bldg. 2 is the best resource for information regarding this program. Call the 103rd Force Support Flight helpdesk at 860-292-2368 or email 103fss.helpdesk@ang.af.mil
 
Tuition Waiver
As a resident of the State of Connecticut who is also a member of CTANG you are eligible for a tuition waiver which covers 100% tuition to Connecticut state colleges and universities, no fees. The best resource for information about this program is Master Sgt. Jen Starrett at 860-524-4828
 
Tuition Assistance
While on active duty or while AGR you are eligible for Tuition Assistance.
Benefit Includes: $4500/year (tuition only), $250/credit hour
Contact:
TRACY M. ROBERTSON
Education Services Specialist
66 FSS/FSDE
29 Chennault Street, Bldg.. 1728
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731-1706
DSN: 845-5951
(781) 225-5951
 
CCAF Program Credit Transfer, DANTES & CLEP
As a member of CTANG you are eligible to receive an Associate’s degree from CCAF (www.au.af.mil/au/barnes/ccaf)
Take advantage of the free CLEP & DANTES Exams.  Call Tracy at 781-225-5951, Hanscom AFB for assistance with scheduling a CLEP test.
 
Space-A Travel
Space Available Travel is a privilege for service members and their families to fly for free aboard Military aircraft. Who is eligible? Armed forces members, retired members, spouses and dependents. One way only!
Point of Contact:
103d LRS
Air Terminal Services
860-292-2352
 
Tax
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Contact a Recruiter
East Granby:
1-800-992-4793
100 Nicholson Road
East Granby, CT 06026

email us: usaf.ct.103-aw.list.aw-recruiting-retention@mail.mil

Orange:
1-800-582-5509
206 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT 06477

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