Human Resources Office


The Human Resources Office leads the Michigan National Guard (MING) in accomplishing its mission by providing an environment that inspires excellence. One of our guiding principles is to continuously improve the comprehensive system of full-time personnel management to attract and retain a well-qualified and richly diverse civilian and military workforce that will provide outstanding service to the State of Michigan and our country. This web site is designed to facilitate our mission by providing useful, accurate and timely information in an easy to use format which provides you with great service the first time and every time.


The Human Resource Office recruits and retains a full-time, qualified workforce, provides effective training and development programs, formulates and interprets personnel policies, manages full-time benefit programs and develops employee relations activities.

Human Resources Office – Support Staff

Equal Opportunity

The Michigan National Guard (MING) will provide Equal Opportunity (EO) for Soldiers and Airmen in military status and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for Soldiers, Airmen, and civilians in technician status. In addition, applicants for membership in the MING will not be subject to illegal discrimination. All MING personnel are entitled to serve in an environment free from discrimination and sexual harassment. Allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment will be given prompt attention and resolved as expeditiously as possible The MING is committed to equal opportunity and appreciation of diversity through policies, programs and activities that promote sensitivity and accommodations for all people. Equal opportunity in employment means opportunity not just for some but for all. MING provides equal opportunity in Federal employment regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Diversity is an integral part of every mission and its goals; we will use diversity as a model for helping to identify and develop the best talent, create effective teams, and achieve excellence. Please see our Equal Employment Opportunity documents for more information. The State Equal Employment Manager can be reached at (517) 481-7725. Visit Office of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Force Management – Staffing and Classification

The Force Management Branch provides comprehensive Recruitment, Placement, Compensation and Position Management services to further enhance the full-time mission of the Michigan National Guard.

Employee Relations – Benefits and Entitlements

The Benefits and Entitlements Branch provides comprehensive Employee Benefit and Entitlement services to further enhance the full-time mission of the Michigan National Guard.

Active Guard Reserve – Army AGR

The AGR branch provides professional, customer-focused personnel and career services for Michigan National Guard AGR and supplemental manpower.

Labor Relations

The Labor Relations section provides comprehensive labor relations, adverse action, and disciplinary services for the Michigan National Guard Military Technician Program.

Employee Development

The Employee Development section develops and administers specialized area-wide human resources and career development programs, and training services to further enhance the full-time mission of the Michigan National Guard.


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NO FEAR 2013 (4th QTR Roll-up)***

Pre-Retirement Briefing***

Collective Bargaining Agreements

Annual Memorandums

Technician Staffing Resources

SF-52 Resources

CLASP- Command Leadership Policies

Technician Hiring Consideration Policies and Guides

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