Adoption Assistance

Army National Guard: Full Time National Guard Duty (FTNGD)

Benefit Fact Sheet


Eligible Service members serving on active duty may be reimbursed a maximum of $2,000 per Child for qualifying expenses related to the adoption of Children under age 18, up to a maximum of $5,000 per calendar year for multiple adoptions.


National Guard Service members serving on state active duty are not eligible for reimbursement of adoption expenses.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Adoption Assistance web pages maintained by the Department of Defense:

DoD Adoption Reimbursement Policy:

Reimbursement of Adoption Expenses:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service:

Document Review Date: 26 November 2018