New York, New York

CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more. Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard.  GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

Benefits and Services Joining the Guard:

  • Monthly Paycheck
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Now Offering up to a $12,500 Bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment Plans - Repaying up to $50,000 on your behalf.
  • Paid training in 130+ career fields
  • Earn retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

OVERVIEW
The food service specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations.

JOB DUTIES

  • Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and sauté as prescribed by Army National Guard recipes
  • Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment


TRAINING
Job training for a food service specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part takes place in the field, including practice in food preparation.

Advanced Individual Training: 8 weeks at Fort Lee, VA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Standard and dietetic menus and recipes
  • Preparation and cooking of various foodstuffs and bakery products
  • Food and supply ordering
  • Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Interest in cooking, home economics, health, mathematics, accounting and chemistry


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Operators & Food (OF): 85

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
922A Food Service Technician

Click link below to get in touch with a Recruiter

https://www.nyarmynationalguard.com/

New York, New York

CONTINUE YOUR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY IN THE GUARD

You already know the unmatched pride that comes from serving your country. The National Guard makes it easy for you to continue serving while receiving valuable benefits and increased flexibility in many aspects of your life. Serve part-time, and choose your life path now. Decide where you want to live, what your civilian career will look like and more.

Your skills and experience from any branch of service may transfer to the Guard. 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL SERVICES

  • Age – Must qualify for non-regular retired pay by age 60.
  • Physical – Must meet height/weight and current medical requirements.
  • Education – Must meet education standards for the MOS or option for which you enlist.
  • Background – Must have most current DD 214, NGB22 or discharge order and have an approved DD Form 368 Conditional Release.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior Service members from all branches could be required to attend a six-week Basic Combat Training (BCT) course at Fort Leonard Wood depending on the length of their break in service. For more information regarding whether you will be required to attend a six-week Basic Training you will need to speak with your Recruiter.
  • ASVAB – Applicants with a break in service of over 10 years must re-take the ASVAB to establish current scores.
  • For full requirements and additional information, please contact your local recruiter.

A SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR YOUR LIFE

When you join the Guard, you create a world where goals are within your grasp. It’s not easy, but you’ll overcome whatever challenge is laid out before you.

Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you.

Begin your planning.

Civilian life is new territory, and a lateral move to the Guard is the smart plan. Ease your transition with these advantages.

 

Get in the Guard. Protect what you’ve earned. And move towards your next objective. 

 

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