Posted on Feb 19, 2021
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1. Since I have been out for almost a year and also want to switch branches, would I have to attend BMT?

2. Does ANG get its choice of station as long as that particular base needs your job and you live close or you are willing to move?

3. What does it take to go active ANG? Would that affect station choices?

4. These are directed specifically toward current and prior TACPs: What is your personal take on the pipeline? What do candidates seem to struggle with most? High and low points? Any input is welcome.
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Air National Guard is still a Reserve Component. You don't PCS, there's not a choice of base or anything like that. You work at the base closest to you where your job is.

A few seconds of Google search will tell you what you need to know about the ANG AGR program

https://www.ang.af.mil/Careers/State-Active-Guard-Reserve/
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Very nice!
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I have a friend that Recruited for the Air Guard. They don't have an Active TACP unit. They have admin jobs at all reserve units that you can try to obtain but it is a bit of a process and they are highly desired. You may try to deploy by volunteering to go with an active unit but if you don't have the rating they need then you won't go. You rank is not as important as your qualifications in the TACP land. They are not all the same. TACP is a challenging job. I know they seek out combat arms but they have a bit of a wash out rate. They have a selection school if I am not mistaken now.
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True, their recruiting effort is mostly directed at Combat Arms but also those in Communication Fields.
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