Army National Guard

Washington Report (January 5, 2015) 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, 2015) First Lt. Heather Bennett of the Mississippi National Guard and 1st Lt. Aaron Wood of the West Virginia National Guard have joined the NGAUS staff for one year as part of the NGAUS Legislative Fellows program. They will spend 2016 getting a close look at how... Read more
ARLINGTON, Va. – From deploying overseas to responding to events at home, 2015 stood as a busy year for the National Guard and included the Guard's most active domestic response since 2011. "I am extremely proud of Guard members' service to our nation right here in the homeland this year," said Gen... Read more
Washington Report (December 29, 2015) Gen. Frank J. Grass, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, released the following holiday message on Christmas Day:   My Fellow Guardsmen,   As we celebrate this holiday season and draw 2015 to a close, I extend my warmest greetings, deep gratitude and best... Read more
Washington Report (December 29, 2015) Following a two-year review of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the Defense Department Monday forwarded to Congress a legislative proposal outlining a number of reforms.   According to a news release announcing the proposed changes, the proposal is based... Read more
Congress completed its work on the fiscal 2016 federal budget Friday and President Barack Obama signed the measure into law the same day. It provides funding for all government agencies, including the Defense Department, through Sept. 30, 2016.  The budget, which is for $1.1 trillion, includes $514... Read more
Washington Report (Dec. 15, 2015) The National Guard Bureau announced last week plans to stand up 13 more cyber units across 23 states by the end of fiscal 2019. The Army National Guard will activate seven cyber-protection teams. In fiscal 2018, Guard officials will establish separate CPTs across... Read more
Washington Report (Dec. 15, 2015) Congress will have to pass one more continuing resolution before it reaches an agreement on a budget for next year and leaves town for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Politico reports that the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill, which rolls up all 12 appropriations... Read more
Washington Report (Dec. 15, 2015) The National Guard Educational Foundation welcomed members of Congress, National Guard leaders, industry partners, Capitol Hill staff, soldiers and airmen to the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Wednesday to celebrate the National Guard's 379th... Read more
Washington Report (December 8, 2015) The problem of suicides in the military is a generational issue, not a military one, according to a study performed by two psychologists for the University of Utah's National Center for Veterans Studies. They made this conclusion after examining the many... Read more

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