One of our top priorities this year has been placing a moratorium on the divestment of the C-23 Sherpa from the Army National Guard. In 2010, a memo from the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Logistics and Technology directed the Army to divest the C-23 aircraft no later than December 31, 2014. However, the transition plan from the C-23 Sherpa to another aircraft is poorly... Read full story
The National Governor’s Association (NGA), founded in 1908, is a bipartisan organization composed of the nation’s Governors. NGA works to promote visionary state leadership, shared best practices as well as speaks with a collective voice on national policy.
This year in particular, NGA was instrumental in fighting against the Air Force’s decision make cuts disproportionately to the Air... Read full story
Influential staffers on key defense related committees are reaching out to congressional members in order to open a dialogue on how to proceed on this year’s National Defense Authorization Act.
As one of the key pieces of legislation to be put forth after the elections, Senate leaders have been... Read full story
Last week the Office of Budget and Management (OMB) circulate a memo to the heads of executive departments and agencies to clarify issues raised by the potential impact of sequestration as set forth by last year's Budget Control Act. In the memo, OMB stated it would be holding discussion on issues with agency staff over the coming months to develop plans for operations for FY13.
In... Read full story
Are you a defense policy nerd like us? If you answered "yes", you must be awesome! Just kidding, just kidding. But seriously....you should also apply for this job.
Legislative Assistant, Army Programs
NGAUS seeks an individual experienced in legislative affairs to serve as the primary assistant to the senior legislative affairs manager for Army National Guard... Read full story