What is the Army Reserve?
The Army is the most powerful and sophisticated military force in the world.
The Army Reserve allows you to pursue a civilian career or attend college full-time and still serve your community and country.
You can live where you want, receive medical benefits, educational benefits, tuition assistance, and build for retirement.
In the Army Reserve, you can continue your career or education while training close to home and standing ready to serve with your valuable job skills.
The Benefits of Continuing your Service
If your enlistment is coming to an end or you are looking to return to service, you might be wondering how the Army Reserve can help you.
The answer is that being a Soldier in the Army Reserve gives you the best of what the military and civilian worlds have to offer.
As an Army Reserve Soldier, you have the flexibility to start a new career, continue your education, pursue any other goal and live where you choose while enjoying a civilian lifestyle.
TPUs are the heart and soul of the Army Reserve!
Unlike active duty, Army Reserve Soldiers serve part time, allowing them to earn an extra paycheck, go to school, or work a civilian job while still maintaining many of the benefits of military service.
These men and women typically train on selected weekends and perform annual training which typically is 2 weeks long.
You will spend one weekend a month on duty and two weeks a year in training.
Soldiers in the Army Reserve may be called to active duty to provide their expertise.
Your total service length in the Army Reserve may range from three to six years, depending on your Army Reserve job.
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Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldiers serve full-time and enjoy the same benefits as Active Duty Soldiers.
With an Active Guard Reserve job, you receive full pay, medical care for you and your family, and the opportunity for retirement after 20 years of active service.
Active Guard Reserve Soldiers are stationed at thousands of Army Reserve units throughout the United States.
AGR Soldiers serve full-time on Active Duty in units and organizations of the Army Reserve, or that directly support the Army Reserve.
The Active Guard Reserve program allows Soldiers transitioning off active duty the opportunity to compete for AGR positions closer to home.
If you'd like to apply for the AGR program, visit the U.S. Army Human Resources Command website and search "AGR", or for Officer/Warrant Officer applicants call 1-502-613-6365 and for Enlisted applicants call 1-502-613-5927.
If you are an enlisted Soldier interested in applying for an Active Guard Reserve job:
If you are an Officer or Warrant Officer applying for the Active Guard Reserve program: