Magazine: Apaches, Simulators & Truman

NGAUS Washington Report

(Jan. 22, 2014) The Army wants the Army Guard’s Apaches, along with several other aircraft from its helicopter fleet. The Army Guard and NGAUS both oppose this move, which was announced to the Guard at a meeting one attendee calls “contentious.” Read about it in the current edition of NATIONAL GUARD, arriving soon in your mailbox.

Reality is becoming relative as training simulators become more and more realistic. They are saving time and dollars at a time when both are at a premium. Read how the Guard is taking advantage of this technology in the January issue of the NGAUS membership publication.

So you think nothing in Washington, D.C., works. Think again. Your association has just completed another successful year. Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, details the results of 2013, while looking ahead to another challenging year.

President Harry S. Truman was proud of his service in the National Guard. His time in uniform is described in the Guard Roots feature of the January issue of NATIONAL GUARD.

The NGAUS chairman draws a line in the sand. . . . The NGAUS legislative director describes a memorable visit to a country that was once an enemy. . . . Guam Guardsmen perform in Afghanistan.

All of this and more can be found in the pages of NATIONAL GUARD. Read it now online at