Can I quit the reserves?
Unlike other jobs you may quit at will, the Army Reserves mandates that only unusual and sometimes extreme conditions can justify leaving prior to the end of your enlistment term.
Do you go to jail for going AWOL?
Punishment for Going AWOL Besides, the maximum punishment according to the law is death or life in prison if desertion is carried out to avoid war. In fact, the vast majority of AWOL and desertion cases are disposed of with an administrative discharge.
What should I bring to a drill weekend?
Drill Weekend Survival Guide: What you need in your drill bag.
- EVERYTHING ON YOUR PACKING LIST.
- Hair supplies.
- Hygiene Products.
- Energy drinks.
How long does National Guard drill last?
four (4) hours
How long is a drill weekend?
A drill period is defined as four (4) hours and a weekend would be considered 4 drill periods.
How many days after drill do I get paid?
Someone in your unit has to submit your pay. This is supposed to be done within a day or 2 after your drill weekend. It then takes about a week to show up on mypay. The LES on mypay will then show you how much you will be paid and also the date you will be paid.
Do you stay overnight at drill?
It depends on the unit, and the training schedule. You may be out in the field sleeping under the stars with only your sleeping bag and poncho between you and the weather. Or if you’re in the field, sleeping out there overnight, even if all you do first thing in the morning is pack up and head back in.
What is monthly drill pay?
Pay is based on two weeks of training each year and one weekend each month….Drill Pay for Army Reserve and Army National Guard Soldiers.
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What is a drill pay?
Drill Pay is part of the total compensation available to National Guard and Reserve soldiers performing drilling and other training duties. A drill period is defined as four (4) hours. Army National Guard officers and enlisted Soldiers are eligible for Drill Pay as they serve their weekend and other training duties.