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New York Guard Enlistment

Applicants must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • 18-55 years of age (65 if prior service)
  • In reasonably good health

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(1) Enlisted Packet Contains all Enlisted forms and instructions.
(2) Officer Packet Contains all Officer forms and instructions.
(3) - Enlisted
NYG Form 650
Recommendation for enlistment in the New York Guard. Done by Unit.
(3) - Officers Letters of Recommendation Two letters of recommendation.
(4) NYG Form 611 Agreement of Understanding. Complete all items.
(5) NYG Form 615 Authorization for release of information. Complete all items.
(6) NYG Form 620 Personal History. Complete all items
(7) NYG Form 620-A Personal History Questionnaire continuation sheet
(8) NYG Form 625 Service Record. For initial entry into the NYG, complete items: 1, 2, 3 and 4. If applicant has prior military service, complete all items that are applicable
(9) NYG Form 88 Report of Medical Examination.
(a) Items 1 through 15 may be completed by initiating unit personnel.
(b) Optional items: 44 through 50, 56, 58 through 72, 76, 81.
(c) Items 17, 82, leave blank.
(d) All items must be completed and signed by medical officer and/or private physician.
(10) NYG Form 93 Report of Medical History.
(a) Initiating unit personnel may complete items 1 through 7.
(b) Applicant will complete item 8 through 24 with signature of examinee.
(c) Item 25 to be completed by medical officer and/or private physician. Physician's signature required at end of report.
(11) NYG Form 660 Completed by unit Oath of enlistment/re-enlistment. With written approval from Headquarters, New York Guard administer oath of enlistment/re-enlistment and submit original to Headquarters, New York Guard.
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