NGAUS Conference

Washington Report (August 25, 2014) Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst, the adjutant general of Ohio since January 2011, was elected chair of the NGAUS board of directors at the 136th General Conference and Exhibition ending today in Chicago. Ashenhurst, the first woman to serve in the position, follows... Read more
Washington Report (August 25, 2014) A co-chairman of the Senate National Guard Caucus says the country may be overlooking the severity of the current threats because it is tired of war after 13 years and asked NGAUS to help him convince citizens and lawmakers that now is not the time to cut the... Read more
Washington Report (August 25, 2014) Efficiency and seamless integration are the name of the game as the Air Force works to define the roles of each component in the Total Force. That's according to Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, the chief of staff of the Air Force. Welsh was a featured speaker Saturday... Read more
The 136th General Conference & Exhibition kicks off next week. We’ll come together in Chicago Aug. 22 to 25 with National Guardsmen from each state, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands for a few days of networking, business and, yes, fun. The conference... Read more
WASHINGTON (Aug. 15, 2014) - Some of the key players in shaping the nation’s defense for the future will top the list of guest speakers when 3,500 National Guard officers and their guests  gather in Chicago next week for the 136th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition. The conference opens... Read more
(June 3, 2014) Chicago, the site of this year’s 136th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition, is no small town. So transportation around the city requires prior planning. NGAUS and the National Guard Association of Illinois (NGAI) are finalizing details for the entire event, including the... Read more
Lot A (8' height clearance) is a six level garage with 2,100 parking spaces located on Martin Luther King Drive, adjacent to the West Building. Covered walkways from Lot A leading directly into McCormick Place and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel also provide added convenience. The parking... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report   (Jan. 28, 2014) The committee that will decide how NGAUS moves ahead without the burden of a monthly mortgage payment met for the first time Monday at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C.   The Futures Committee appointed by Maj.... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Jan. 14, 2014) Membership, revenue generation and this year’s NGAUS conference is on the agenda at the National Guard Executive Directors Association annual meeting in Chicago this week. State and territory National Guard association leaders gather each January at the site... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Sept. 23, 2013) The loudest ovation at the 135th NGAUS Conference this weekend in Honolulu was for a guest who made no speech, but simply came to eat. A paper shredder took center stage during the first business session Saturday and gobbled down the mortgage to the National... Read more

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