United States military service members can get employed with the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) program if there is an open position corresponding with their job preferences. When starting the application process, the applicant must be ready to go through a thorough selection procedure and deal with strong competition. Having found the relevant position, the primary thing the applying service member should do is prepare the application document packet, including application NGB Form 34 1. In this blog post, we will figure out how to properly fill this form out.
Who should fill out NGB Form 34 1?
A soldier wishing to become a candidate for a vacant position in the Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) Program should file this form in order to be considered for an open position.
There are several requirements that must be met:
- The applicant should be in a Ready Reserve status;
- If the applicant is a part of the Regular Army, such a soldier should accept discharge from the Regular Army with concurrent appointment;
- The applicant must be for at least 18, but not older than 55 years old.
- The candidate must meet all health requirements for the position and have passed the necessary medical examination.
What is NGB Form 34 1 for?
This form is used to provide information required in determining eligibility and qualifications for Active Guard/Reserve positions. A copy will be provided to the soldier. The original will be kept by the Human resources Office for State records. All information that is disclosed in this form is given voluntarily. However, if it is not provided, you will not be accepted into the AGR program.
Is NGB Form 34 1 accompanied by other forms?
A Letter of Recommendation is required for all E4 corporals and only E5 sergeants with less than a one-year period in grade. The letter must be completed by the first O4 officer or higher in your chain of command and be submitted as an accompaniment to your NG 34-1 form.
The application form NG 34-1 always requires a list of attachments that may vary depending upon the particular case. The usual attachments that should be included can be found in this document.
How do I fill out Form NG 34-1?
The following information should be provided in order to complete this form:
- Number of position announcement and position title;
- Applicant’s personal information;
- Information on education and special qualifications;
- Employment history;
- Military history.
Also, this form contains a personal background questionnaire that should be answered before signing the form.
Where do I send the completed form?
The filled out application form NG 34-1 and all the required attachments must be directed to the Human Resources Office (HRO) in the department that posted the job announcement before the indicated deadline.