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October 28, 2013

This year we celebrated a historic moment at the 135th NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition when Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, the association chairman, announced that the mortgage of the National Guard Memorial building had officially been paid off.  The announcement of this historic moment gave us the opportunity to explore and celebrate the history of the memorial....

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October 21, 2013

After a 16-day government shutdown and just before the U.S. was set to reach its borrowing limit, Congress cleared, and the president signed H.R. 2775, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014, a measure to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling. The law funds the government through...

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October 16, 2013

In a time when Congress can agree to very little, cyber security funding appears to be one thing everyone can agree on – especially in defense.

The 2014 Defense budget put forward earlier this year allocated $4.7 billion for cyber-operations, up from $3.9 billion in 2013. This is interesting, considering cyber is one of the few accounts being plus-ed up in a time of fiscal austerity....

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October 11, 2013

The Defense Health Agency has released the following information for TRICARE beneficiaries who are wondering how they will be affected by the Affordable Care Act:

The Affordable...

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October 9, 2013

Since the start of the federal government shutdown last week, NGAUS has been “always ready, always there” for disappointed tourists and wayward delegations without a museum to visit or a venue for an important meeting.

When the government partially closed on Oct. 1, myriad federal offices and institutions locked their doors, turned out the lights and wound down electronic contact with...

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