Some Examples of Occupational Skill Sets

National Guard Members Learn Through Continuous Training

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These photos were taken by National Guard and Army photographers during actual deployments of the National Guard when called out to aid in dealing with hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters.

In all, the National Guard trains in 107 occupational specialties, with most relevant to civilian jobs.

What skill sets does your company need that National Guard members can bring to your workplace?




Assembling and Operating Power Equipment

to Keep Polling Places Open During Sandy


Operating and Repairing Construction

Equipment to Save Homes in Storm Surges


New York Army National Guard; Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy


New Jersey National Guard; Photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen


Providing Vital Medical Services in All Types

of Situations When Seconds Count


Organizing Teams to Manage Big Projects

With Life or Death Consequences


National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Melissa E. Chatham, DC National Guard


Photo by New York National Guard


Mastering Complex Machinery Using

Sophisticated Electronic Displays


Repairing Old Apartment Electrical Systems

in the Middle of a Hurricane


North Carolina National Guard; Photo by Tech. Sgt. Parker Gyokeres


Photo by Sgt. Sara Yoke, West Virginia ARNG


Managing Large Fleets of Vehicles on

Which People Depend for Their Lives


Managing and Maintaining Power and Water Purification Equipment for a Whole Community


Photo by Sgt. Rashawn D. Price, Louisiana Army National Guard


Photo by Lt. Col. Timothy E. Moran, North Carolina Air National Guard


Helping to Manage International Operations

Using the Latest in Global Communications


Driving Heavy Trucks with Snow Plows to

Safely Clear Unfamiliar Roads for Ambulances


U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy


Photo by Sgt. 1st Class A.J. Coyne, Virginia Guard












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