PUBLISHED: 1:42 PM on Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Donnie Chapman has enlisted into the Alaska Army National Guard as a Blackhawk Helicopter Mechanic. He previously served with the Alaska Army National Guard in this position. He is assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation, in Juneau. His commitment to the National Guard requires him to attend training 39 days per year. As a Guardsman he is eligible for education benefits.
Members of the National Guard qualify for college tuition assistance at $4,500 per year and a GI Bill that pays $288 per month. His recruiter, Sergeant First Class Paul Kerr, can be reached at 586-6041 or 800-478-4566.