NGAUS Washington Report
(Dec. 3, 2013) The A-10 may be a victim of the budget cuts. Retiring the effective close-air support aircraft has been identified by the Air Force as one way to save money in these hard times. The concern is for the soldier on the ground. Read about it in the current issue of NATIONAL GUARD, coming soon to your mailbox.
Have you been to the National Guard Memorial in Washington, D.C.? If so, you will recognize it in the photo spread in the current magazine. If not, these shots will whet your appetite for a visit. Have a look at the photos and then visit the memorial in person.
Warrant officers need to get in the game. That’s what one warrant officer says in a Last Word column in the new issue of NATIONAL GUARD.
A lot of false stories are being told about the National Guard. Pete Duffy, the NGAUS legislative director, takes to task those who tell them in his Washington Update column.
Guardsmen in two states took part in the World Series. … Service chiefs were blunt in their testimony to Congress. … At age 58, a doctor joins the Guard.
All of this and more can be found in the current issue of NATIONAL GUARD. Also, have an early look at www.nationalguardmagazine.com.