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Definition of Inactive national guard

Inactive national guard Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Army National Guard personnel in an inactive status not in the Selected Reserve who are attached to a specific National Guard unit but do not participate in training activities. Upon mobilization, they will mobilize with their units. In order for these personnel to remain members of the Inactive National Guard, they must muster once a year with their assigned unit. Like the Individual Ready Reserve, all members of the Inactive National Guard have legal, contractual obligations. Members of the Inactive National Guard may not train for retirement credit or pay and are not eligible for promotion. Also called ING. See also Individual Ready Reserve; Selected Reserve. (JP 4-05)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Inactive national guard Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
The Inactive National Guard (ING) is a component of the Ready Reserve of the United States Army, and is structured similar to the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). Only enlisted soldiers are eligible for transfer to the ING; commissioned and warrant officers are not. At present, only the Army National Guard maintains an ING.

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