Air National Guard

Washington Report (January 24, 2017) Former Rep. Heather Wilson, a graduate of the Air Force Academy who represented New Mexico in Congress for 10 years, has been nominated to be the next Air Force secretary. President Donald Trump made the announcement Monday at the White House. If approved, she... Read more
Washington Report (January 24, 2017) A few National Guard members among the 7,500 taking part last week in the inauguration of President Donald Trump got a chance for an up-close connection with the new president at the history-making event. That included two people with NGAUS ties. Yashika Fowler... Read more
Washington Report (January 24, 2017) The Indiana National Guard and the Republic of Niger will formalize Thursday a new partnership under the Defense Department's State Partnership Program, bringing the number of SPP partnerships to 75. "We are honored and excited for the opportunity to work... Read more
Washington Report (January 17, 2017) Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, the commander of the District of Columbia National Guard, has declined an offer to stay in the job past noon Friday. The offer from the transition team came after it was reported that he would leave his post immediately after... Read more
Washington Report (January 17, 2017) The Air Force will no longer restrict tattoos because of their size under a new policy taking effect Feb. 1. The goal is to recruit and retain more airmen, according to Air Force Times. The new policy is a result of a review directed by Air Force Secretary... Read more
Washington Report (January 17, 2017) Retired Maj. Gen. David B. Poythress, a veteran of the war in Vietnam and the Georgia adjutant general from 1999 until 2007, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 73. Poythress, who held the state rank of lieutenant general, had served as the Georgia... Read more
Washington Report (January 10, 2017) All honorably discharged military members could have access to online exchange shopping by Veterans Day, according to Defense Department documents obtained by Military Times. If the proposal becomes reality, it would greatly expand the customer base for the... Read more
Washington Report (January 10, 2017) Plans for the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump in a little over a week are being finalized. Anyone coming to the nation’s capital to view the swearing in of the nation’s 45th president should know that tickets are not necessary to watch him take... Read more
Washington Report (January 10, 2017) The Defense Department has established a process to resolve cases involving bonuses paid erroneously to thousands of California National Guard soldiers years ago. Peter Levine, the acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, updated reporters last week on... Read more
(January 3, 2017) The 115th Congress was seated today. The entire House and 34 senators were sworn in at noon. The Republican Party has a majority in both chambers and has set a busy agenda for itself, including repeal of the Affordable Care Act and addressing issues with Social Security and... Read more

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