Magazine: Cyber, Chicago, Railroad Strike

(July 21, 2014) The National Guard seems a perfect fit for defending the nation against cyber attacks. The Guard thinks so. So do governors. But a lack of clarity from lawmakers is slowing the process. National Guard takes a look at the current situation in its latest issue coming to your mailbox soon.

Going to Chicago for the 136th General Conference & Exhibition in August? You will want to read the preview story in this month’s issue of the NGAUS membership publication. You’ll learn how to get from the airport to your hotel, who is speaking and what events you won’t want to miss. Check it out in this month’s National Guard.

In the late 19th century, labor unrest had the National Guard on its toes. Although the militia performed admirably in some places, it failed to do so in others. But from that era came many improvements, including a lobbying group still working on behalf of Guardsmen across the country. Read the Guard Roots feature in the current issue of the NGAUS magazine.

A trip to Omaha Beach in France was a moving adventure for the NGAUS chairman. . . . A congressman tells why he wants a commission to study the future structure of the U.S. Army. . . . More combat units are open to women.

Read all of this and more in the current issue of National Guard. Check it out online at