NATIONAL GUARD magazine

NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2015By Rebecca Autrey(read online digital version) The NGAUS conference returns to the distinctive and very familiar sights, sounds and open arms of Nashville Hospitality won't be limited to one fun-filled evening when NGAUS gathers this year for the 137th General... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2015By William Matthews(read online digital version) Most Guardsmen in grad school are pursuing their degrees online, but while it has real advantages, online study isn’t for everyone After more than three decades in the military— first in the Army, then the Army... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2015By Ron Jensen(read online digital version) The State Partnership Program is fundamental to U.S. efforts to contain Russian adventurism, and for many of those involved, the effort is highly personal On a recent sojourn to Ukraine, one of two dozen or more Lt. Col.... Read more
MARCH 2015   For some National Guard members, the fighting in Ukraine is not a far-flung endeavor. They have friends in the battle, people they met through the State Partnership Program. The unique Guard program also is helping to calm jittery nerves in Eastern Europe. Read about it in the current... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2015 Washington UpdateBy Matt Pincus(read online digital version) During a visit to the Air National Guard base in New Castle, Del., last winter, I asked Maj. Gen. Frank Vavala, the Delaware adjutant general, about the biggest challenges facing the Air Guard. He... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2015 Guard RootsBy Ron Jensen(read online digital version) An all-black outfit was the first Army Guard unit to serve in the Korean War. It made even bigger history after returning back home Any service member returning from war these days is dubbed a “hero” even if... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2015By Rebecca Autrey(read online digital version) Youth Challenge Program continues to offer high school dropouts an opportunity to turn their lives around To the casual observer, it’s early December and Class 43’s graduation from Lincoln’s Challenge Academy is... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2015By William Matthews(read online digital version) ‘Like-new’ Humvees are now flowing to the Army Guard. They’re the initial products of a unique program created after the Army stopped buying the venerable workhorse When the first humvees rolled onto Army bases in... Read more
FEBRUARY 2015   The National Guard is making do with thousands of old Humvees by modernizing these workhorse vehicles that were supposed to be past their due date years ago. It’s a challenging effort, but it keeps the Guard’s fleet of Humvees rolling along. Read about it in the current edition of... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD January 2015Last WordBy Capt. Scott Lewis(read online digital version) I recently completed an assignment as a platoon trainer at the District of Columbia Army National Guard’s officer candidate school. As such, I was a gatekeeper to the Guard’s officer corps. It was my duty to teach... Read more

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