The 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry makes its headquarters in Riverdale. Units are located in Newark, Jersey City, and Woodbridge. On the unit insignia the white saltire cross commemorates the service of the old regiment in the Civil War and the silver oak tree the service in World War I (Argonne Forest).
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - President Theodore Roosevelt
Discover how you can cash in.
The Guard pays well. But for soldiers with skills and experience, we pay even better, with incentives up to thousands of extra dollars.
Non-Prior Service - $7,500
Certain high-demand jobs and critical specialties pay you a bonus of $7,500 when you enlist in the Army National Guard for the first time. Bonuses require a six-year enlistment. Your recruiter will have all the details.
Prior Service Soldiers - $5,000 to $7,500
For soldiers who have been honorably separated from the military you may be eligible for a bonus if you enlist into a critical Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). Applicants must have less than 16 years of prior military service. Bonuses require either a three-year or six-year enlistment. Applicants whose last discharge was from the Army National Guard or Army Reserve must wait 12 months from discharge date to be eligible. All periods of prior service must be characterized as Honorable. For more information contact your recruiter.
Current Army National Guard Soldiers - $4,000 or $12,000
Soldiers who extend or re-enlist between 365 days and 1 day from current ETS may be eligible for a bonus. Bonus amounts are for a two-year or six-year extension. You must meet Time in Serve/Time in Grade requirements and other criteria to be eligible. Visit our Retention page for more details.
Officer Accession Bonus - $10,000
The Officer Accession Bonus is offered to help mitigate a shortage or projected shortage in identified Officer specialties. For more information contact the Officer Strength Manager.