MISSION: Our mission at the SMTC is to provide the best possible training to the Army National Guard’s Strength Maintenance Force. To produce competent, technical, agile, and resilient leaders/Soldiers that are fully capable of supporting and executing the three tenets of the Strength Maintenance Philosophy; Recruiting, Retention, and Attrition Management, in an ever-changing operating environment. To consistently demonstrate, in word and deed, the seven Army Values of Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage.

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Welcome to the Strength Maintenance Training Center. The SMTC trains the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Force encompassing recruiting, retention and attrition management. In addition to qualification training, the Strength Maintenance Training Center is the only active duty NCO academy in the Army National Guard.