NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2015By Capt. Mark Timmons(read online digital version) Army leaders say some Guard units need to train more than 39 days a year. A new survey shows Guardsmen agree Most National Guardsmen believe 39 days is not enough time to complete required training and... Read more
December 2015 National Guard UH-60 Black Hawks are old. And getting older. Efforts are underway to slow the aging process of the fleet, but it is costly and time-consuming. NATIONAL GUARD takes a look at this ongoing effort in the current issue now on its way to your mailbox. George C. Marshall... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2015 Washington UpdateBy Matt Pincus(read online digital version) The continuing dysfunction on Capitol Hill is a massive headache for the NGAUS legislative team. As Congress lurches from budget crisis to budget crisis, reacts irrationally to current events and... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2015 Capital ViewBy Tulsi Gabbard(read online digital version) Talia Williams was 5 years old when she was beaten to death by her father after suffering months of abuse at home. Despite multiple reports to officials at the Army base in Hawaii where Talia lived with... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine December 2015 Guard RootsBy Bob Haskell(read online digital version) The leader largely credited with rebuilding Western Europe after World War II also had fingerprints on the postwar National Guard Most Americans have heard of the Marshall Plan, named for Secretary of State... Read more
Washington Report  (November 17, 2015) No one has more hours in the AH-64 Apache than Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ken Jones with the Utah Army National Guard. Just before he retires, Jones talks about his impressive career, deploying with his son, and his thoughts on the Army's plan to remove Apaches... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine November 2015Washington UpdateBy Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett(read online digital version) A few paragraphs tucked in the nearly 2,000 pages of the fiscal 2016 defense-policy bill should concern everyone in the National Guard. They describe a change in law that would be a... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine November 2015Chairwoman's MessageBy Retired Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst(read online digital version) I have retired. I am now a proud former member of the Ohio Army National Guard. And it feels good. My final days in uniform last month were spent reflecting on a career that... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine November 2015By Rebecca Autrey(read online digital version) Social media is adding a new layer of challenges and opportunities to domestic operations. Just ask those involved with the missions in Ferguson and Baltimore A simple greeting, polite and ordinary in another... Read more
NATIONAL GUARD magazine November 2015By Bob Haskell(read online digital version) College football is a passion in many places in the Guard An Oklahoma Army National Guard soldier, so the story goes, has a tattoo of Pistol Pete, the Oklahoma State University mascot, on a part of his backside where... Read more