NATIONAL GUARD magazine

NATIONAL GUARD magazine May 2016By William Matthews(read online digital version) Guard C-130H cargo planes need a long list of upgrades. All are important, but some are more urgent than others When Col. Frank Detorie isn’t flying modern passenger jets for United Airlines, he climbs into the pilot... Read more
May 2016 Gen. Frank J. Grass is nearing the end of his tenure as chief of the National Guard Bureau. He recently talked to NATIONAL GUARD about issues of importance to the Guard, the mentors who helped him and how he keeps his finger on the force’s pulse. It’s in this month’s edition of NATIONAL... Read more
Washington Report (April 26, 2016) The Air National Guard is a winner in the Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal 2017. The Army Guard has little to cheer about. The budget developed by the Defense Department is analyzed from a Guard perspective in the annual legislative issue of National Guard.... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016 Chairwoman's Message(read online digital version) You repeatedly hear that the resolutions process is one of the most important things we do as members of NGAUS, guiding the association’s legislative staff in Washington, D.C., as it builds our legislative agenda... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016 Last WordBy Capt. Sean Murphy(read online digital version) "We may have a suicide situation.” No leader wants to hear those words, but they do far too often. I heard them not long after taking command. Having commissioned late in my career and having been a... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016 Washington UpdateBy Andrea Peterson(read online digital version) The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force helped jumpstart a more inclusive Air Force two years ago by strongly recommending the service make more use of the Air National Guard and... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016 Capital ViewBy Rep.Jim Bridenstine(read online digital version) The Budget Control Act of 2011 is a terrible law that led to the sequester, which has already damaged the Defense Department. It forced the services to reduce personnel end-strength and readiness and... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016(read online digital version) ‘You have to prioritize, which is the key because you’ll never have enough to do everything’ Sen Jack Reed is so resepcted in Washington for his grasp of military issues that President Barack Obama asked the Democrat from Rhode Island... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016By Ron Jensen(read online digital verstion) Vet status, aircraft mod and keeping Apaches in the force are among the association’s legislative priorities for 2016 By the year's end, National Guard retirees likely will be able to call themselves veterans if they... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2016By William Matthews(read online digital version) Pentagon’s 2017 spending plan creates a smaller, more ready force, but Congress, as always, will set the final budget arithmetic In a budget proposal that the defense secretary described as “making choices and... Read more

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