The California Army National Guard has served the great State of California and Nation since 1903. This versatility enables us to respond to domestic emergencies such as wildfires, flooding and mudslides, and conduct overseas combat and reconstruction missions. The Guard responds with speed, strength and efficiency defending the communities and country we call our own. Enlisting in the California National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree or certification with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world and make bonds that last for life. Contact a Recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the California Army National Guard today!