Guard Referral Incentive Program


Effective 1 October 2023, the Montana National Guard Referral Incentive Program provides for $1,000.00 payments to Soldiers, Airmen and veterans who refer someone to the Montana Army National Guard. Current members of the Montana Army and Air National Guard below the rank of Colonel are eligible for a payment, as are all honorably discharged veterans. Payments will only be made once a referred individual enlists. The application form below gives more details on requirements and eligibility. For more information, please contact 406-324-3164 or 406-791-0665.

Submitting a Referral Claim

The Referrer requesting the enlistment incentive payment who will recieve the amount totalling $1,000 fills out the Referrer Application form (either digitally or by hand), and submits the completed form via email to , or by mail to:

DMA Director's Office - GRIP

PO Box 4789

1956 Mt Majo St

Fort Harrison, MT 59636

The Department of Military Affairs will process the application after verification from the Army National Guard. The State of Montana will process the enlistment incentive payment in the amount of $1,000.00 and send it to the Referrer.

GRIP Application

You can either print or download this application. To download, click the icon in the upper right-hand corner that shows an arrow pointing down toward a solid line.

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