Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) combines ROTC, the Guard and tuition.
With the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP), you participate in both the Guard and your college's ROTC ROTC:
Reserve Officers' Training Corps is a college elective that allows you to earn a commission straight out of college as a second lieutenant in the Army. The course consists of both academic classes and hands-on training.
ROTCX program at the same time. Get up to 100% tuition plus a cash bonus and monthly allowance, and get paid to drill once a month with your Guard unit.
Split Training Option lets you join the Guard in high school.
Enlist following your junior year, attend Basic Combat Training, then drill one weekend a month during your senior year. After graduation, you'll start Advanced Individual Training Advanced Individual Training:
(AIT) Following Basic Training, Soldiers attend AIT to learn a military job skill. Depending on the specialty, training ranges from 1 month to 1 year.X and, in most cases, be home in time to start college.
Note: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. For the latest information, please contact your local Kansas Guard Recruiter.