Army National Guard

As we close out another great year at NGAUS and wave goodbye to 2012, we look back on what we set out to accomplish for the National Guard this year and reflect on our victories.  In January, the NGAUS legislative staff developed the Top Priorities, our annual list of issues that would be leading... Read more
(Dec. 21, 2012) As 2012 comes to a close, the National Guard ends a year in which it was kept busy throughout with several natural disasters, including battling raging wildfires, picking up the pieces after multiple tornadoes and evacuating citizens in the wake of two hurricanes. When springtime... Read more
This week, House and Senate Armed Services Committee panels agreed to a $633.3 billion defense authorization bill, after a weeklong conference committee to resolve contentious policy divisions. The final authorization bill is expected to go to the House floor later this afternoon and considered... Read more
The House and Senate are now in the final stages to pass a National Defense Authorization Act for 2013 (NDAA). The Senate has approved their version of the NDAA which included provisions to establish a National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force, a Transition Assistance Advisor Program,... Read more
Yesterday the Senate began debate and consideration of S.3254, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The managers of the bill and ranking members on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) and John McCain (R-AZ) brought the bill to the floor in the hopes that they... Read more
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
The Engineering Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping the engineering units of the Army National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Chairman... Read more
The C4I Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping the communications and intelligence needs throughout the Army National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Members... Read more
The Army Sustainment Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping the Army sustainment needs throughout the Army National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission. Members... Read more
The Fire Support Task Force will: facilitate a strategy for fully equipping the FIRES brigades and fire support units throughout the Army National Guard; provide expert input to the resolutions process; and establish priorities that will ensure readiness for both the state and federal mission.... Read more

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