Louisiana National Guard State Tuition Exemption Program (LANG STEP) waives 100 percent of the cost of tuition at Louisiana institutes of higher learning for all National Guard members who meet the programs criteria. The benefit may be used up to 15 semesters or 20 quarters in pursuit of an associate, bachelor or master degree or whichever occurs first. To use STEP, Guardsmen are required to be actively drilling, domiciled in Louisiana, in good standing with the LANG and in good academic standing with their university. Anyone who would like to find out more about Louisiana National Guard educational benefits should visit www.GeauxGuard.com, contact their local National Guard recruiter or call 1-800-goguard.com
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