Education & Incentives

Our mission is to provide resources in a fair and equitable manner guiding service members and building strong minds for an “Always Ready” Louisiana National Guard. Contact our staff at:

Organization Point of Contact Phone Number
Testing Mr. Leonard Acker (504) 278-8273
State Tuition Exemption (STEP)/G.I.Bill/Kicker Mr. Leonard Acker (504) 278-8273
Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA)
Credentialing Assistance (CA)
Mr. Darrel C. Ferdinand (504) 278-8314
Incentive Manager (BONUS) Mr. Christopher Iennusa
Mrs. Wendolin Fontanez
(504) 278-8116
(504) 278-8255
Student Loan Repayment (SLRP) Mr. Stephen Imhoff
Mr. Robert Walker
(504) 278-8104
(504) 278-8030
Education Services Officer (ESO) LT Emily Anthony (504) 278-8356


Education Links


FY22 ARNG Education Handbook
Education Programs Contacts
Free Apps:
OASC Academic Skills Training:
MilEd Benefits:

GI Bill Resources:
Veterans Administration
Military Transcripts:
Military Transcripts
VMET: Officer Credits

Promotion Point Certification
CGSC: Command and General Staff College
Tuition Assistance:
Army Education, Credentialing, and Tuition Opportunities

Scholarships Opportunities
Scholarships for Military Children.pdf
Career Guidance/Planning:
Army e-Learning

Military OneSource Education Help OneSoure

Free Tutoring
Kuder College & Career Planning Counseling Services
DANTES (Education and Career-Planning Programs)
CLEP Exams (Testing out of College Courses)

Study Materials

Credentialing Opportunities
Army Credentialing Opportunities Online

CLEP Testing Sites
CLEP Testing Center Search
Education Road Map:

The Tools You Need to Succeed

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