Air National Guard

Contributed by Andrew Waldman On Dec. 13, 1636, a decree from the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony ordered the formation of the North, South and East regiments of the Massachusetts militia. All men, aged 16 to 60, were required to take up arms and serve in defense of their homes and... Read more
Last Friday, the Adjutant Generals were called to Washington D.C. to attend a briefing on a new proposal regarding the Air Force's FY13 budget. However, this briefing was so hastily thrown together, that many of the TAGs were caught off guard, or were unable to attend and forced to send... Read more
The Mission Support Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping and funding the mission support needs throughout the Air National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Chair... Read more
The Combat Support Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping the communications and intelligence needs throughout the Air National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the states and federal mission.... Read more
The Combat Air Forces Task Force will: facilitate the strategy for transformation and modernization of Air National Guard fighter missions; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Chair: Brig. Gen... Read more
The Mobility Air Forces Task Force will: facilitate the strategy for transformation and modernization of Air National Guard airlift and tanker missions; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Chair... Read more
All across the United States, Americans are seeing the same image – the power of the National Guard in response to national disasters. As Hurricane Sandy swept across the east coast late last week, over 85,000 National Guard member were made available to assist civilian authorities in potentially... Read more
Via NGAUS Washington Report: In order to better accomplish its core missions, the Air Force needs to recommit to the Total Force, according to a special report issued last week by the Heritage Foundation, a pro-defense think tank in Washington, D.C. The recommendation is part of "Full-Spectrum Air... Read more
The National Governor’s Association (NGA), founded in 1908, is a bipartisan organization composed of the nation’s Governors. NGA works to promote visionary state leadership, shared best practices as well as speaks with a collective voice on national policy. This year in particular, NGA was... Read more
Clock Ticks Down on Passage of Continuing Resolution in the Senate Buck McKeon (R-CA), HASC committee members questioned the panel at length on the impact sequestration will have on personnel. Of major concern will be the impact on the civilian personnel work force who are not protected from cuts... Read more

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