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GoArmyEd: NG-Professional Education Center (PEC)





National Guard Bureau
111 South George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22204


National Guard Bureau (NGB) Contact Info

Education Services Branch Inbox:  ng.ncr.ngb-arng.mbx.ngb-edu@mail.mil

LegacyFTA Exception to Policy Submissions:  ng.ncr.ngb-arng.mbx.ngb-ta-etp@mail.mil
TLC Reimbursement Submissions:  ng.ncr.ngb-arng.mbx.ngtesting@mail.mil


Education Office Personnel Access Requests
DMDC/TEB Mr.James Smith, (703) 607-5148

GIMS – Mr.Jeff Haycraft, (703) 601-7103

GoArmyEd – Mr. Tommy Austin, (703) 607-1263

ESO Email Distribution Listng.ncr.ngb-arng.mbx.ngb-edu@mail.mil



Education Office Personnel Training

LaVern E. Weber NationalGuard Professional Education Center (PEC)

ARNG Education Services Course (EDU-ESC)

ARNG GI Bill Manager Course (EDU-GIBMC)

ARNG Incentive Manager Course (EDU-IMC)

 NGB Personnel, Arlington Hall Station (AHS)

 Education Services Branch (ARNG-HRM-E) Chief:

Mr.Ken Hardy

(703) 607-9744

Testing/Training Program Manager, State ESO Liaison:

Mr.Jeff Haycraft

(703) 601-7103

Education Program Specialist / FTA Program Manager:

Mr.Tommy Austin

 (703) 607-1263

 GI Bill Program Manager: 

SFC Donald Sutton

 (703) 607-3991

 Education Counseling and Support:

Mr.James Smith

 (703) 607-5148

 ESO Fiscal Programs


The State Education Services Officer manages various federal programs involving fiscal responsibility. One of the firstthings a new ESO should do upon taking control of the State Education Office is to take the online Fiscal Law course and (if possible) attend the Fiscal Law resident course at PEC.

On-LineComptrollerAccreditation and Fiscal Law Course (DL)

ResidentARNG Fiscal Law (NGRMFL – 101)


The ESO will normally manage the following Education & Incentives ManagementDecision Packages (MDEP) and other programs requiring fiscal responsibility:



·        VisibilityArmy Tuition Assistance (VATA):  LegacyFTA MDEP

·        KickerValidation of Eligibility

·        KickerMonitoring continued Eligibility

·        KickerPayment & Termination

·        VisibilityArmy Continuing Education (VACE):  Operation & Maintenance

·        MarketPlace:  Education & IncentivesMarketing Items