SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — If you’ve ever thought about serving your country in the Army National Guard, U.S. Army is recruiting 10,000 new soldiers through July 2nd during the Army National Guard National Hiring Week.
First Sgt. Graham Young, team boss for recruiters with the Illinois Army National Guard in southern Illinois, says the National Guard is looking for those 17 to 35 years old interested in being a part of something bigger than them.
Sgt. Young says they need to be morally, medically, and mentally qualified to join.
There are also some great benefits when you join the Guard like 100% college tuition to any state-funded school.
If you are interested in becoming part of the National Guard, call First Sgt. Young at 618-708-2039 and he will put you in touch with a recruiter, or you can go online to nationalguard.com.