Army National Guard: Retired

Benefit Fact Sheet

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There are many opportunities to earn money in the Army in addition to basic pay. Bonuses may be available for new recruits, soldiers, and officers who select specific Army jobs, complete special training, assume extra responsibilities, or have served in the military before.


Retired Soldiers are not eligible for bonus opportunities.

Additional Information

For more information about Bonuses, please visit the following websites maintained by the Department of Defense:

National Guard – Bonus Information:

Listing of MOS names by number:

DoD Financial Management Regulation:

Bonuses: Earning Extra Money:

Bonuses Immediately Available:

Army National Guard Prior Service Bonuses:

Army Reserve Selected Reserve Incentive Program Redesign:

DoD Instruction 1304.31, Enlisted Bonus Program:

U.S. Army Reserve Incentives:

USAR FY24 SRIP Policy #24-00:

Document Review Date: 28 February 2024