By becoming a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard you can earn a sign-on bonus money or extra money by just reenlisting with us. 

The Arkansas Army National Guard provides cash bonus to Soldiers who fill critical positions inside our force. Depending if you are a new Soldier or have prior service, you can earn anywhere from $5,000.00- $20,000.00 bonus pending on your eligibility and MOS you choose. 


All incentives are based on eligibility criteria and Select Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) policy published in the Army National Guard (ARNG) Decentralized State Incentive Pilot Program (DSIPP). 

Soldiers must use the criteria in effect at the time of the enlistment, reenlistment or extension. 

The eligibility criteria and criteria for continuing eligibility for the incentive programs can be found in NGR 600-7.; 

SRIP Policy Guidance, NGR 600-7 and all current bonus addendum contracts are available On the Education and Incentives public website. 

Incentives/Bonuses Available:
Non-Prior Svc Enlistment Bonus
Enlistment Affiliation Bonus
Reenlistment Bonus
MOS Conversion Bonus
Officer Accession Bonus
Officer Affiliation Bonus 

Bonus amounts are subject to change annually. 

For more information on bonuses contact the Education Incentive Branch or a local recruiter for current policy guidance.



Education Services Officer

(501) 212-4021

Education Assistant

(501) 212-4045

Federal Tuition Assistance

(501) 212-4041

GI Bill, Kickers and Testing

(501) 212-4011/4652



Bonuses and Student Loans


Education Office Fax

(501) 212-4196

Bonuses and Student Loans Fax

(501) 212-5449


Education Office

Bonuses\Student Loans