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Homeschoolers and the National Guard

Vol. 88, Prg. 11–15
March 2–6, 2009

Is your high school student considering career or education options for after graduation? The Army National Guard might be a great option that he hasnít considered yet! This week on the program, a homeschool dad and Guard recruiter Paul Douglas talks about why the National Guard wants homeschoolers to enlist and explains some of the great college scholarship benefits available with a Guard enlistment.

Program Listing:

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What Is the National Guard?
Enlisting Homeschoolers
Evaluating the Options
The Guard Wants You
Homeschoolers Succeeding in the Guard


Chaplain Paul Douglas

Chaplain Douglas and his family
Chaplain Douglas and his family.
Chaplain Paul Douglas is 45 years old and has been married to his wife, Christine, for 18 years. They have two children, Victoria (13) and Ian (11), who have both been lifelong homeschoolers. Chaplain Douglas has been in the Army National Guard and the Army Reserves for 28 years, both as enlisted and, for the last six years, as a chaplain. He serves as a bi-vocational pastor and currently works at the National Guard Bureau in the education division.

Program Offer

Is your student considering his options after graduation? The benefits of a career with the National Guard include college scholarships and vocational training. To learn more about the opportunities available with enlistment in the Army National Guard, click the link above.

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