NGAUS Washington Report (Oct. 1, 2013) Industry representatives, National Guard leaders and others will tee it up Monday for the 15th Annual NGEF Golf Tournament at Laurel Hill Golf Course in Lorton, Va. The event raises more than $25,000 for the National Guard Educational Foundation, including... Read more
Next time you visit the museum, make sure to stop by our new temporary exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of National Guard service during the Korean War. The exhibit focuses on one individual whose work with Korean factory workers during the war made a lasting impression. Read more on the... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (Aug. 27, 2013) The National Guard Educational Foundation will unveil its new website at the end of this week.  Developed by the Virginia-based company Balance Interactive, the new NGEF site will feature a streamlined design and enhanced functionality. Visitors to the site... Read more
I was part of a small delegation that was sent last month to Normandy, France, by the National Guard Educational Foundation.  It was my first time seeing the National Guard Monument which was dedicated by NGAUS on June 6, 1969, to pay tribute to the Guardsmen who fought in France in World War I and... Read more
The challenges and opportunities of the National Guard's changing environment suggest the need for enhanced capacity to act as one voice - that is, to chart strategic directions and mobilize the National Guard community around those directions. The NGAUS strategic plan sets the direction for... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (May 7, 2013) The National Guard Memorial Museum and Library has been awarded a grant to help it assess the preservation of its collection of rare National Guard artifacts. The museum received a $3,490 grant from the National Institute for Conservation’s 2013 Conservation... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (April 30, 2013) The National Guard Educational Foundation could receive support from the National Guard if a bill introduced last week by Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, becomes law. The NGEF would join organizations like the Boy Scouts of America, the Civil Air Patrol, the... Read more
Sixty-two years after the start of the American Revolution, on July 4, 1837, at the Independence Day celebration in Concord, Mass., the phrase the “shot heard round the world” was first uttered.   Coined by Ralph Waldo Emerson in his poem “Concord Hymn,” it refers to the first shot fired at the... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report (March 19, 2013) The National Guard Educational Foundation formally welcomed eight new major financial donors Saturday evening at a special reception at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. The eight contributed a total of $120,000 to join... Read more
On March 20, 2003 -- ten years ago today --  the ground invasion of Iraq began. National Guard troops were a crucial part of the initial invasion, and by the time U.S. troops were withdrawn in December 2011, more than 286,000 Army and Air Guardsmen had served in Iraq. The Guard’s crucial... Read more