(Feb. 28, 2014) A commission that spent one year determining the proper structure of the Air Force released a report that recommends a greater role for the Air National Guard. The chairman of the commission tells NATIONAL GUARD that he thinks the Air Force is prepared to implement some of the... Read more
The National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force released its findings to Congress and the president last week. To make a long story short, the Air National Guard has a good deal to be happy about. After a year of interviews, site visits, data collection, analysis and hearings, the... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Jan. 22, 2014) The Army wants the Army Guard’s Apaches, along with several other aircraft from its helicopter fleet. The Army Guard and NGAUS both oppose this move, which was announced to the Guard at a meeting one attendee calls “contentious.” Read about it in the current... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Dec. 17, 2013) The men and women of the National Guard are having their concerns heard at the highest level of the government, the chief of the National Guard Bureau says in this month’s edition of NATIONAL GUARD magazine. Gen. Frank J. Grass says he is at the table... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Dec. 3, 2013) The A-10 may be a victim of the budget cuts. Retiring the effective close-air support aircraft has been identified by the Air Force as one way to save money in these hard times. The concern is for the soldier on the ground. Read about it in the current issue... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Dec. 3, 2013) Rebecca Autrey, 25, has joined the NGAUS communications department as a staff writer. She will contribute to NATIONAL GUARD magazine and other products, as well as increase the association’s utilization of social media. Autrey, a native of Bethesda, Md.,... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 29, 2013) What will the National Guard look like next year? Or beyond? In an era of cuts, it is hard to predict. NATIONAL GUARD takes a look at the possibilities  and what is being done about it in the current edition now on its way to your mailbox. The Wounded... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 15, 2013) NGAUS has an opening for a communications production manager. The successful candidate will coordinate the production of NATIONAL GUARD magazine and other printed materials, and help manage the association's website and social media programs. The salary... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Sept. 11, 2013) President Barack Obama wants the U.S. military to pivot to the Pacific. But the National Guard is already there. And ready to do more. Read about this major new stance for U.S. defense policy and the Guard’s role in it in the September issue of NATIONAL... Read more
WASHINGTON (Aug. 19, 2013) National Guard officers have a new firm selling advertising in their monthly magazine, weekly electronic newsletter and website. The James G. Elliott Company Inc. began this week as the exclusive representative for advertising sales in the official NGAUS publication,... Read more