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GoArmyEd Information Portal for NG-New York Education Services Office

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FAX: (518) 272-6831


Education Services Officer

CPT Phyonne Reynolds

Phone: (518) 272-6349

Federal Tuition Assistance

Frank Julian

Phone: (518) 270-1555

GI Bill Manager

SFC Robert Landry
Phone: (518) 272-6318

State TA (RIRP)
Kathy Felts
Phone: (518) 272-4051

Incentives Manager

SFC Hugo Jimenez-Uribe

Phone: (518) 272-6407



         Click on a link below to view the desired Document:

 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.
  Click here for more information

 Recruitment Incentive and Retention Program (RIRP)
**Please note**
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 ng.ny.nyarng.list.rirp-ny@mail.mil. 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.

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