NATIONAL GUARD magazine

NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2016 Chairwoman’s MessageBy Retired Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst(read online digital version) About a year ago, I sat on the stage in Nashville, Tenn., and listened to Gen. Mark A. Milley, who had become the Army chief of staff only four weeks earlier. He was funny,... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2016By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) Two NGAUS board members are working to improve the way the association serves retirees, and, just as important, vice versa Retired and separated NGAUS members will have a forum to discuss issues important to them at... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2016By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) NGAUS brings young officers to Washington to meet NGB leaders and see how defense decisions are made in the nation’s capital Fifty-three National Guard company-grade and warrant officers were treated last month to a... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2016By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) A new documentary film offers a very personal look at the Guard at war. Bringing it to the screen was a battle of a different sort Staff Sgt. Eran Harrill couldn’t stomach hearing any more misconceptions about his 2011... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2016By William Matthews(read online digital version) Remotely piloted aircraft provide invaluable eyes over the battlefield. They could do the same for domestic missions, but a mix of concerns keep them grounded at home It's routine, now, for Air National Guard pilots... Read more
July 2016 Tanks are popular again, thanks to aggressive behavior of America’s old Cold War nemesis. But is the Army’s fleet of tanks up to the task? NATIONAL GUARD takes a look at the modernization efforts in the current issue of the award-winning NGAUS membership publication. You may think it is... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2016 Last WordBy Gil Roberts(read online digital version) My mother loved Texas and her Texas Longhorns. She loved her God, family and country, but most of all she loved her soldiers. And they knew it. In his eulogy, retired Gen. Richard Cody, a former Army vice chief... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2016By Bob Haskell(read online digital version) Guardsmen with 20 years are entitled to a pension at age 60, but you have to prime the pump to get the monthly checks started Retired Lt. Col. David Super's time as a National Guard officer ran out in September 1997, after... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2016By Ron Jensen(read online digital version) New NGAUS legislative director is no stranger to Capitol Hill and the fluid politics of Washington Retired Col. Mike Hadley's timing could’ve been better as he stepped into the legislative director position at NGAUS last... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2016By William Matthews(read online digital version) Renewed Russian threat has ignited a demand for tank units not seen in a generation. Problem is, modernization has been uneven It has been a quarter century since the Cold War ended and U.S. troops began pulling out... Read more

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