NATIONAL GUARD magazine

NATIONAL GUARD magazineJanuary 2017 Washington Update(read online digital version) All retired National Guardsmen and Reservists are now recognized as veterans in U.S. law. President Barack Obama signed legislation Dec. 16 that expands the legal definition of a veteran to include Guardsmen and... Read more
January 2017 Whether climate change is to blame or not, the National Guard has been busy in recent years responding to floods, wildfires and snowstorms that are just a little more frequent and a bit more intense. Read how the force is adapting to this challenge in the January issue of NATIONAL... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine January 2017 Chairman’s MessageBy Maj. Gen. James Hoyer(read online digital version) A new Congress gets seated this month. And a new president will take the oath on the National Mall. So it’s a good time to appreciate how this country passes the torch from one... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine January 2017 Guard RootsBy Ron Jensen(read online digital version) A wounded Harlem Hellfighter used his painting to help recover from the horrors of war and share his struggles against segregation. His work now hangs in museums In the years just prior to and during World... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine January 2017By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) NGEDA meeting offers a preview of the 2017 NGAUS conference. But this month’s gathering will cover more than just event planning NGAUS is often referred to as “an association of associations,” the latter being the... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine January 2017By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) Guardsmen are once again big players in planning, executing and securing the inauguration The National Guard will continue a longstanding military tradition this month when it supports the inauguration of President-... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine January 2017By William Matthews(read online digital version) Freak storms and wildfires that have become more frequent are changing the way some states approach disaster response With flood water lapping nearly to their windshields, two National Guard trucks advance... Read more
December 2016 The National Guard celebrates its 380th birthday this month.  America’s oldest military organization nears four centuries of continuous service since its birth in 1636.  Complete coverage documenting a proud past is in the December issue of NATIONAL GUARD. Army and Air Guard units... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2016 Capital ViewBy Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel(read online digital version) Nearly four centuries ago, National Guard citizen-soldiers let go of their plows and picked up their muskets to meet the challenges of an uncertain world. We’ve come a long way since 1636, but... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2016 Capital ViewBy Sen. Patrick Leahy(read online digital version) In December 1636—380 YEARS AGO—the General Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony, a legislative body, organized the various haphazardly arranged town militia into a colony-wide force that could be... Read more

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