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Full-Time Active Duty Military Careers
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Protect America 's skies and serve your country while working part-time for Air National Guard.
-- You can earn up to $20,000 towards college tuition while working part-time in your hometown when joining the Air National Guard.
-- $15,000 Signing Bonus! Right now Air National Guard is also offering a $15,000 signing bonus. Did you know that in the Air National Guard you can serve your country while staying close to home, family and friends? While going to school, you only work a minimum of one weekend a month and two-weeks a year. You can earn college credit while obtaining military and career training, which will make you marketable after you graduate. Air National Guard offers you over 180 different career choices including healthcare, communications, avionics, electronics, and more. Find real-time job openings in your hometown.
Alpena is a community of approximately 12,000 and is primarily an industrial community producing cement, limestone, paper and machinery. The balance of Alpena County is devoted to farming, forestry, and tourism. The city borders on Lake Huron and is only 15-20 miles from 3 large inland lakes supporting boating, fishing, and all water activities.
There is a variety of things to see and do in the Alpena area. Summertime activities include boating, water and jet skiing, and scuba diving, camping in the Alpena State Forest, fishing for walleye, pike, bass, perch, salmon, and trout in Lake Huron and the many inland lakes, streams, and rivers, and hunting. For those with historical interests, Mackinac Island, Ft. Mackinac, and the Presque Isle Lighthouse and Harbor are all within a 90 minute drive from Alpena. For the golf enthusiast, Alpena boasts four championship 18 hole golf courses within a 16 mile radius of the CRTC. The Alpena Health and Racquet Club offers special one or two week racquetball memberships to visiting military personnel.
Wintertime activities also abound as there is ample cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the area, and downhill skiing available just a short 90 minutes away. Ice fishing is prevalent as are major hunting seasons.