Washington Report (September 1, 2015) Several members of Congress, the Air Force secretary and the Army chief of staff will be in Nashville next week to address the 137th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition. The annual NGAUS gathering will be held from Sept. 10 to 13 on the banks of the... Read more
Washington Report (March 17, 2015) State National Guard associations will be holding their annual conferences from now through April and beyond and virtually every one will be attended by a representative from NGAUS. Staff and officers from the national association will be at conferences from... Read more
Washington Report (February 3, 2015) NGAUS has teamed up with the University of Phoenix to offer three full-tuition master's degree scholarships to association members who are current National Guardsmen in the rank of lieutenant colonel or below. Warrant officers may also apply. NGAUS and the... Read more
Washington Report (January 27, 2015) The new NGAUS membership coordinator wasted no time getting started. Laura Stotz stopped at the National Guard Memorial in Washington, D.C., Thursday to complete some first-day paperwork and then hopped a plane to Nashville, Tenn., for the National Guard... Read more
(November 5, 2014) It was good to be a citizen-soldier in Congress on Election Day. All five currently serving National Guardsmen running for re-election to the House of Representatives won their bids. The list includes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Steven Palazzo... Read more
Washington Report (June 17, 2014) NGAUS and the 54 state, territory and District of Columbia associations are in the final stages of transitioning to new computer software to manage membership data.   By the end of the month, NGAUS and all the state associations will be using the new association... Read more
(April 22, 2014) Representatives of NGAUS will be spreading out across the country this weekend to visit 13 state association conferences being held from Alaska to New Jersey. By the end of the conference season, NGAUS will have had a presence at about 40 conferences, its busiest year in recent... Read more
The Defense Department’s fiscal 2015 budget calls for major cuts to Army National Guard personnel end-strength and a radical restructuring of its aviation assets that threaten to put the Guard back on the shelf as a strategic reserve. Should Congress go along with the plan, the reductions would... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (March 11, 2014)  Recommendations from the NGAUS Futures Committee on how to use funds freed up by paying off the mortgage on the association's headquarters were approved by the board Saturday. They will be brought up at the 136th General Conference and Exhibition in August... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Feb. 4, 2014) NGAUS has awarded 10 states with cash prizes for their efforts in increasing paid membership during the past year. The program was announced one year ago by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, as an incentive for states to boost membership. "... Read more