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Your New Mexico National Guard duty of just one weekend per month and two weeks each year rewards you, your family, and your community.


You can build your military career in the New Mexico National Guard by training one weekend per month and two weeks of active duty per year. As you gain needed skills and develop leadership abilities, you may qualify for promotion through the enlisted or officer ranks.


For one weekend per month and two additional weeks per year, you fulfill your commitment to serve in the NM National Guard

Our Mission

The Guard will defend the nation from foreign enemies, protect lives and property here at home, and assist in building better citizens and contributors to New Mexico and the Nation. Learn more about the New Mexico National Guard mission


The Guard trains soldiers to be ready to respond to natural and man-made disasters, saving lives and property. National Guard soldiers learn skills that help communities recover and rebuild. Learn more about NMNG readiness

What's Next

Are you ready to be a part of the New Mexico National Guard? Begin by finding out how you can serve your community and country.

New Mexico National Guard Recruiting

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You don't have to move across the country to show what you're made of. In fact, if you join the Guard, you don't have to move at all. With a start in the Guard, your future options are limitless – and you’ll have the experience to take with you no matter what your next stage is.

When you become part of the best organization in the world, you can expect great things in your future. A new career is around the corner. A college degree is within your grasp. Adventure is required. And it all starts with a decision to serve where service comes standard. The New Mexico Army National Guard starts paying you on day one, even for training. In the Guard, you get paid to learn your new job skills. Plus, your first few promotions are automatic. As your experience grows, so will your paycheck.

Money is important, but it’s not the only benefit of investing your future with the New Mexico Army National Guard. You become part of a team – and that team is with you through the thick and thin of today and tomorrow. Join the Guard today!

Vision and Values

The New Mexico National Guard is a trusted and influential organization recognized as a top National Guard force, capable and competent to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Our values as an organization can be summarized in one word, Vecinos, which means Innovative, Respectful, Accountable, Reliable, Excellence, Family-Oriented, Trustworthy.

Embrace Your New Career

The New Mexico Guard is led by citizen-soldiers who are dedicated to serving and defending the great state of New Mexico and the United States of America. Choose one among the dozens of careers the Guard offers.

New Mexico National Guard Recruiting