Air National Guard

Washington Report (December 9, 2014) Defense industry leaders and National Guard officials braved wet, cold weather to reach NGAUS headquarters today for the association's 18th Annual Industry Day, where a member of Congress touted the Guard as a key solution to our nation's budget woes. Click here... Read more
By Ron Jensen December 5, 2014 National Guardsmen should be pleased with the fiscal 2015 defense policy bill hammered out in Congress and now awaiting action by the Senate after it was passed by the House. But it is clear the fight on critical issues is not over and NGAUS is preparing for another... Read more
WASHINGTON (Dec. 2, 2014) —The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: “The compromise fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act now awaiting approval by the full House and Senate sends a... Read more
Washington Report (Dec. 2, 2014) The Air Force will not retire A-10 fighter aircraft and the Army will not transfer AH-64 Apache helicopters from the National Guard in the current fiscal year.   Those are two important highlights of the fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act hammered out by... Read more
Witnessing a family reunion at the 50-yard line or watching feel-good videos of deployed soldiers reuniting with their dogs is the biggest glimpse many Americans ever get into life in the U.S. military. One percent of people in this country fight 100 percent of its wars. A vast majority of... Read more
Washington Report (November 25, 2014) Two company-grade National Guard officers will spend one year at NGAUS as the inaugural participants in a fellowship program approved this month by the NGAUS board of directors. Second Lt. Mark Caruso of the New Jersey Army Guard and 2nd Lt. Charles Martin of... Read more
Washington Report (November 18, 2014) The Army National Guard will soon be taking charge of U.S. military operations in West Africa aimed at helping stem the deadly Ebola outbreak. About 1,200 Guard troops in seven units were notified Friday to prepare for mobilization this spring for Operation... Read more
Washington Report (November 18, 2014) Governors are concerned that the Army is pushing ahead with its plan to transfer AH-64 Apache helicopters from the Army National Guard and want lawmakers to tell the service to knock it off. In a letter signed by four state executives, the National Governors... Read more
Washington Report (November 18, 2014) The National Guard Memorial Museum has re-opened its World War II gallery after closing it for several weeks to undergo a renovation. The new-look "The Citizen Soldier in World War II" gallery was formally opened to the public Saturday. National Guard... Read more
(November 14, 2014) The National Defense University Foundation honored the men and women of the National Guard Thursday night with its American Patriot Award. Gen. Frank J. Grass, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, accepted the award on behalf of the nearly 470,000 soldiers and airmen who... Read more

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