Join the 119th Wing!

Make a career with the 119th Wing! Home of the Happy Hooligans!

Positions are located at the 119th Wing in Fargo or at the 219th Security Forces Squadron at Minot Air Force Base.

Contact our award winning recruiters at 1-701-451-2238.

ND Air National Guard Enlistment Steps
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119th Wing Careers

119th Wing Part-Time Enlisted Positions:
Contact the Fargo Recruiting Office at 701-451-2238

119th Wing Part-Time Officer Positions:
Contact the Personnel Office at 701-451-2238

219th Security Forces Part-Time Enlisted Positions:
Contact the Minot Recruiting Office at 701-723-3276


Application deadline for North Dakota State Tuition Assistance is the final day you can add/drop classes without penalty at the school you are attending.

It is suggested that members apply no later than 30 days prior to class start date to ensure application confirmation is received in a timely manner.

Members do not need to be registered for classes to apply for tuition assistance.

Late applications may be denied.

Master Sgt. Neil Nelson 701-730-2637 (Recruiting and Retention Manager)

Benefits of Joining

100% college tuition assistance and GI Bill with opportunity for a $350 GI Bill Kicker, plus up to $20,000 cash incentives.

Contact the 119th Wing Recruiting Office for a full list of benefits at 701-451-2238.

Think of it...while you're going to school, you only work a minimum of one weekend a month and two-weeks a year. You can also earn college credit while obtaining military and career training, which will make you marketable after you graduate.

The Air National Guard offers you over 180 different career choices including Intelligence, unmanned aircraft systems, health care, communications, information technology, aircraft maintenance, HVAC, electrician, fire fighting, security forces and more! Find out more about different types of careers in the Air Guard HERE.


 119th Wing Recruiting and Retention Members

Tech. Sgt. Bradly Berthold 701-500-5401 (Production Recruiter-Bismarck)
Tech. Sgt. Brandon Leier 701-552-1548 (Production Recruiter-Bismarck)
Tech. Sgt. Adam Kohls 701-818-5265 (Production Recruiter-Fargo)
Staff Sgt. Maddie Wadeson 701-818-4822 (Production Recruiter-Fargo)
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Fraase 701-238-8202 (Production Recruiter-Fargo)
Master Sgt. Keith Hess 701-318-6195 (GSU Advanced Recruiter-Minot AFB)
Tech. Sgt. Michael Bullen 701-238-9581 (Production Recruiter-Minot)
Master Sgt. Neil Nelson 701-451-2248 (Retention Office Manager)
Master Sgt. Gregory Peterson 701-552-2539 (Recruiting Flight Chief- Fargo)
Sr. Master Sgt. Tina Sly 701-451-2239 (Recruiting and Retention Senior Enlisted Leader-Fargo)