Same Job. Same Risks. Same Benefits.

Despite working the same job and encountering the same risks, National Guard servicemembers are not being paid at the same rate or receiving the same benefits — including healthcare, housing stipends, and GI Bill eligibility — as federally activated units.

All States have Mobilized Guard and Reserve Forces in Response to COVID-19

The Problem?

Source: L. Roland Sturm/U.S. National Guard

Duty Status — A Primer

The Disparity: Explained

Source: Washington Military Department

Why does this matter?

A Solution — GI Bill Parity

Chairman Mark Takano | House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs