SPRINGFIELD, IL (10/17/2017) (readMedia)-- Pvt. Jordan Livingston, of Mascoutah, Illinois, was sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard Sept. 21, at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station.
Livingston enlisted as a 12N, Heavy Equipment Operator, and is assigned to Company M, Recruit Sustainment Program in Shiloh, Illinois.
After completing his training, Livingston will take advantage of the Illinois National Guard Grant, which pays 100 percent of college tuition while he is full-time student and a part-time Soldier. He will also be eligible for the Select Reserve G.I. Bill and federal tuition.
Livingston's family said they are very proud of him for deciding to serve as a citizen-Soldier. The Recruiting and Retention Battalion and Company M congratulated Livingston and welcomed him into the Illinois Army National Guard.
Photo Cutline: Pvt. Jordan Livingston of Mascoutah, Illinois, poses at the St. Louis Military Enlistment Processing Station in St. Louis, Missouri, Set. 21. Livingston enlisted as a 12N, Heavy Equipment Operator. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of Illinois Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Command)