Washington Report (November 18, 2014) The National Guard Memorial Museum has re-opened its World War II gallery after closing it for several weeks to undergo a renovation. The new-look "The Citizen Soldier in World War II" gallery was formally opened to the public Saturday. National Guard... Read more
On September 18, 2014, NGEF unveiled its second art exhibit in an ongoing program to showcase National Guardsmen on mission throughout the country and the world.  The broad scope of citizen-soldiers who serve in the National Guard bring talent and ability not only to their duty in uniform but also... Read more
Washington Report (July 29, 2014) The National Guard Educational Foundation recently awarded college scholarships to 12 children of National Guardsmen who died supporting the war on terrorism. The DRS Guardian Scholarship is funded by DRS Technologies and administered by NGEF. It provides up to $... Read more
Washington Report (June 10, 2014) A delegation from NGAUS has returned from Normandy, France, after taking part in ceremonies honoring the 70th anniversary of D-Day. June 6 marked seven decades since Allied forces landed on the beaches of Northern France in what was the beginning of the end of... Read more
Washington Report (May 27, 2014) Family roots in the Maryland militia spurred the newest National Guard Educational Foundation staffer's interest in the National Guard. Ryan Trainor, 28, started today as the National Guard Memorial Museum's archivist and museum specialist. He will focus on... Read more
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