Washington Report (June 7, 2016) Unemployment for veterans of the post-9/11 era was 4 percent in May, a record low level, according to Army Times, which cited government data. The previous low was 4.1 percent in the previous month. The nation’s unemployment rate fell from 5 percent in April to 4.7... Read more
Washington Report (June 7, 2016) NGAUS has an immediate opening for an administrative assistant in the association’s legislative department. This position reports to the legislative director and is at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. The successful candidate... Read more
Washington Report (May 17, 2016) NGAUS has an immediate opening for a staff accountant at the National Guard Memorial, the association headquarters in Washington, D.C. The successful candidate will compile and maintain payable records as well as manage and market the NGAUS Insurance Trust member... Read more
Washington Report (April 19, 2016) NGAUS has an opening for a legislative affairs manager for Army programs. The job involves lobbying activities on Capitol Hill that benefit the Army National Guard. It includes developing strategies, fact sheets and briefings. The legislative affairs program... Read more
By Heather Bennett and Aaron Wood (EDITOR’S NOTE: 1st Lt. Heather Bennett of the Mississippi National Guard and 1st Lt. Aaron Wood of the West Virginia National Guard are participating in the NGAUS Fellows Program. They will spend this year on the NGAUS staff for a close look at the federal... Read more
Washington Report (March 22, 2016) NGAUS has an immediate opening for a legislative director to oversee the activities of the Legislative Department. This would include lobbying, outreach, strategy development, policy analysis and more. The position reports to the association president. The... Read more
Washington Report  (March 1, 2016) The top enlisted leaders of the military services told lawmakers last week that pay and compensation concerns are affecting the morale of the force. In response, one lawmaker decried his retirement pay which will be about $60,000, an amount he said is "not a lot... Read more
Washington Report (February 16, 2016) NGAUS and the National Guard Educational Foundation have scholarships to offer qualified applicants. The application process is ongoing for all three scholarship programs offered by the association and the foundation. University of Phoenix: NGAUS members in the... Read more
Washington Report (February 2, 2016) The Army has reversed itself on the legality of Guard Recruiting Assistance Program (GRAP), but has yet to make its new view public. NGAUS has learned the Army has concluded that Congress had provided specific authority to the components of the service to pay... Read more
WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2016) ― The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president. “NGAUS greatly appreciates the contributions of the National Commission on the Future of the Army has made to the continuing... Read more