A Virginia Army National Guard aviation crew from the Sandston-based 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, delivered food, mail and medicine Feb. 19, to iced-in Tangier Island, Va. The 1.2 square mile island had been iced in for several days, making routine seaport deliveries impossible.
Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel Feb. 25 to discuss healthcare recommendations in the Military Compensation & Retirement Modernization Commission’s recent report. Click here to read his testimony and see video. Go to 1:25:00 for the beginning of Hargett's panel.