NATIONAL GUARD magazine

NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016 Last WordBy Doug O’Connell(read online digital version) Hundreds if not thousands of current and former Army National Guard soldiers are finding themselves ensnared in a highly controversial dragnet related to the defunct Guard Recruiting Assistance Program. The... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016 Washington UpdateBy Matt Pincus(read online digital version) Remotely piloted aircraft are quickly becoming the largest weapons system in the Air National Guard, which currently operates RPAs at 12 units in 11 states. But with this new mission comes new issues.... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016 Chairwoman’s MessageBy Retired Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst(read online digital version) If you and I have chatted about NGAUS, you no doubt quickly learned of my affection for our incredible headquarters in Washington, D.C. I am still awestruck every time I see... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016 Guard RootsBy Bob Haskell(read online digital version) The start of defense dollars for armories in the 1950s enabled the Guard to open more facilities and reach new communities I’m goint to the armory. If you had a penny for every time National Guard soldiers... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016By Richard Arnold(read online digital version) Local attractions, proximity to defense leaders and history heighten expectations for the conference’s return to Charm City Baltimore isn't called Charm City without good reason. The host for this year’s annual NGAUS... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine March 2016By Ron Jensen(read online digital version) A-10s are going to war instead of the boneyard, and they may be around even longer if some key lawmakers get their way The A-10 is proving harder to kill than crabgrass. The Air Force now says that the Warthog, as the... Read more
March 2016 The Air Force still plans to retire its best close-air-support airplane, but the A-10 has proven as tough to kill in the nation’s capital as it is over the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Despite the Air Force’s plan, there remains no operational alternative. Read about it in this... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2016 Capital ViewRep. Mark Takai(read online digital version) Aloha! Before I was sworn in 13 months ago as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, I had heard about the rancor and divisions in Congress. That’s true on many issues, but not all. Unfortunately... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2016Chairwoman’s MessageBy Retired Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst(read online digital version) The release of the report from the National Commission on the Future of the Army last month was a chance for NGAUS to take a bow. Overall, the report is favorable to the... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine February 2016By Ron Jensen(read online digital version) Report recommends the service leverage Guard and Reserve to meet the increasing challenges of a very uncertain world The Army National Guard would continue to fly AH- 64 Apache attack helicopters and citizen-soldiers... Read more

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