NGAUS Washington Report (Jan. 28, 2014) Nine National Guardsmen from Hawaii will be added to the Medal of Honor Gallery today at the National Guard Memorial in Washington, D.C. The nine include eight who fought in World War II and one who saw action in the Korean War.   All had been... Read more
(Dec. 12, 2013) National Guard leaders, members of Congress, congressional staff and others gathered Wednesday evening to celebrate the National Guard’s 377th birthday during a reception on Capitol Hill. Held in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building, the event sponsored by the National... Read more
The first artifact that greets visitors as they enter the National Guard Memorial Museum’s Militia Era Gallery is not a relic from the historical first muster 377 years ago, but is instead a tribute to that momentous occasion—a diorama of the first muster created by sculptor Andrew Chernak. Read... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Dec. 10, 2013) Gen. Frank J. Grass, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, will speak Wednesday when the Guard’s 377th birthday is celebrated on Capitol Hill. The event, sponsored by the National Guard Educational Foundation, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Cannon Caucus... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Nov. 19, 2013) Defense companies, a university, individuals and a state National Guard association were among the  donors recognized Saturday in a ceremony at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. The list of donors included the NGAUS... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Nov. 5, 2013) The National Guard Educational Foundation is seeking artifacts related to the National Guard from the World War II era. The items will be part of NGEF’s planned renovation of the gallery dedicated to that war in the National Guard Memorial Museum. The museum... Read more
This year we celebrated a historic moment at the 135th NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition when Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, the association chairman, announced that the mortgage of the National Guard Memorial building had officially been paid off.  The announcement of this historic moment gave us... Read more
Since the start of the federal government shutdown last week, NGAUS has been “always ready, always there” for disappointed tourists and wayward delegations without a museum to visit or a venue for an important meeting. When the government partially closed on Oct. 1, myriad federal offices and... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 8, 2013) The partial shutdown of the government has been a bonanza for the National Guard Memorial Museum inside the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. With many federally funded museums shuttered, the museum operated by the National Guard Educational Foundation... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 8, 2013) More than 100 golfers tried but were unable to complete a round of 18 holes Monday at the 15th Annual National Guard Educational Foundation Fundraiser Golf Tournament at Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton, Va. Click here to see photos. Despite the rain, the... Read more