179th Aw Recruiting Office

1947 Harrington-Memorial Rd
Mansfield, Ohio 44903-0179
(800) 762-2590
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Benefits in the Guard

There are many benefits to being a member of the Ohio Air National Guard. In addition to the pride of serving your country you may also be eligible for:

- 100% Paid college tuition for members enrolled in a state college for a minimum of 6 credit hour. Up to $9,500 per year at a private Ohio school.

- Cutting edge Career Training.
- Space available air travel and lodging.
- Affordable life insurance.
- Affordable health and dental insurance.
- Commissary and Base Exchange Shopping.
- Retirement Benefits.
- Earn college credit through the Community College of the Air Force.

For more information about available positions and joining the 179th Airlift Wing, contact one of our recruiters at: 800-762-2590.
(Normal hours are Monday through Friday 8am-4pm)

179th Aw Air Guard

The 179th is comprised of dedicated Americans who give selflessly of their time and talents. Our members come from all over the state to fulfill their obligation of a weekend per month training and fifteen or more annual training days per year. While our primary mission is to provide airlift for our state and nation, the 179th also has a multitude of other career paths that provide outstanding technical training and leadership opportunities, not to mention good pay, travel, educational benefits and friendships with top-notch people.


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