FAX: (518) 272-6831
Education Services Officer
1LT Phyonne Reynolds
Phone: (518) 272-6349
Federal Tuition Assistance
Phone: (518) 270-1555
GI Bill Manager
SFC Robert Landry
Phone: (518) 272-6318
State TA (RIRP)
Phone: (518) 272-4051
SFC Kimberly Schultheis
Phone: (518) 272-6407
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License & Certification Exam Reimbursement
The Army National Guard currently offers reimbursement for costs associated with earning licensure or certification, to include: exam, fee, registration fee and up to $500 for cost of preparatory courses and study materials This reimbursement is available for current ARNG service members; spouses, civilian and contractorare not eligible. Reimbursements are subject to the availability of funding and priority is first come, first served.
Recruitment Incentive and Retention Program (RIRP)
RIRP or “State TA” is a separate program from Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)
The Recruitment Incentive and Retention Program (RIRP) is a New York State program designed to recruit and retain quality members for the State Military Forces (Army and Air National Guard, and Naval Militia). This competitive program will pay the cost of tuition up to the current SUNY tuition rate of $5570.00 per calendar year for eligible qualified applicants. Soldiers who apply by the deadline date will have an additional 60 days to forward any and all required financial aid documentation to the Education Office. Applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. No paper copies, faxes, etc will be accepted. Applications must be received by 15 August for the Fall Semester and 15 December for the Spring Semester.
Learn more about this important benefit at http://dmna.ny.gov/education/?page=rirp
Apply for RIRP here: https://www.us.army.mil/suite/doc/13134802
Army Personnel Testing (APT) Program
Want to participate in the APT Program? Click here to view a sample of the DA Form 4187 (Personnel Action) which is required for eligibility. Download the DA Form 4187 here.
For more information on the APT Program contact the Education Services Office.
(Post 9/11 Transferability)
New York State
National Guard Education Information
NYARNG DMNA AKO Home Page
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