Air National Guard

Washington Report (February 2, 2016) Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., has asked President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Ash Carter to include funds for the A-10 in the fiscal 2017 budget that will be released next week. Recent news reports have said that the Air Force has shelved for now its... Read more
Washington Report (February 2, 2016) The Department of Veterans Affairs will not be issuing national identification cards to veterans for several months. That's not good enough, according to Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who sponsored the bill passed last year creating the cards. "Another year is too... Read more
Washington Report (January 27, 2016) National Guard members who responded to the storm that dumped up to three feet of snow on mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia are mostly deactivated four days after the snow stopped falling. Eleven states and the district called up 2,372 Guardsmen,... Read more
Washington Report (January 19, 2016) The retirement of the A-10 from the Air Force arsenal has been shelved for now because of its important role in the battle against ISIS and the resurgent Taliban, according to a report by DefenseOne, a website that reports on military issues. The article... Read more
Washington Report  (January 19, 2016) NGAUS will sponsor visits to the nation's capital this year for two National Guard company-grade officers and some warrant officers from each of the states, territories and the District of Columbia. The purpose of this professional development program is to... Read more
(Jan. 14) The retirement of the A-10 from the Air Force arsenal will be put on hold because of its important role in the battle against ISIS and the resurgent Taliban, according to a report by DefenseOne, a website that reports on military issues. The article published online Wednesday says the... Read more
Washington Report  (January 12, 2016) Aviators who fly remotely piloted aircraft will receive an "R" to attach to the appropriate noncombat medals to recognize their efforts in military operations, the Pentagon announced last week. The small attachment that would "recognize remote impacts on combat... Read more
Washington Report  (January 12, 2016) Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., have introduced legislation that would allow veterans of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. The WASPs was organized during World War II and its pilots flew... Read more
Washington Report (January 5, 2016) Thirty-two National Guard members killed themselves during the third quarter of last year, according to the Pentagon's latest report released Monday. The Quarterly Suicide Report shows five Air Guard members and 27 Army Guard troops committed suicide during the... Read more
Washington Report (January 5, 2016) The two New York Air National Guardsmen killed last month by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan have been named Honorary Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agents by Brig. Gen. Keith M. Givens, the OSI commander.    Tech. Sgt. Joseph G. Lemm, 45, and... Read more

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