www.nationalguardmagazine.comNATIONAL GUARD is the official publication of NGAUS, which has been in print since 1947 when it was known as The National Guardsmen. The magazine features articles about legislation and developments affecting the National Guard, with topics such as the defense budget, equipment, education, retirement and health care.

As a NGAUS member, you will receive this magazine each month. Subscriptions are also available to non-member constituents who have interests in the activities of NGAUS and the Guard.

In each issue you’ll hear directly from the NGAUS chairman and get a breakdown of relevant events happening on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., as well as at the state level.

The magazine’s feature stories explore in detail the issues and initiatives that matter most to you, as well as highlights the Guard's successes and challenges. The magazine also tells the stories of the extraordinary efforts of every-day civilians and officers on behalf of the Guard.

Past issues of the magazine have:

  • Pulled back the curtain on how NGAUS lobbyists navigate Capitol Hill to petition on behalf of association members and the entire National Guard
  • Examined the haste and impact of the Army’s proposed Aviation Restructure Initiative, which would remove all AH-64 Apache helicopters from the National Guard
  • Explored the National Guard’s role in the ever-changing world of Cyber security
  • Provided insight into unique training methods and facilities that prepare Guardsmen and other first responders for disasters
  • Profiled members of Congress who serve in the National Guard

With a circulation of over 45,000, NATIONAL GUARD magazine is an important vehicle for telling the story of the Guard, fostering good relations with stakeholders and influencing decision makers on matters of priority to the Guard.

Advertisers can reach an audience of Army and Air National Guard officers, senior officials at the National Guard Bureau, governors, senators and representatives in Congress, government agencies and the defense industry.

Become A Member

A subscription to NATIONAL GUARD is a NGAUS member benefit. To receive your first issue of NATIONAL GUARD and have your voice heard on Capitol Hill. 


There are three ways you can subscribe to the magazine.

  • Become a member and receive a complimentary print subscription sent to your home ever month. 
  • A print subscription to the magazine is $25.
  • The digital version of the magazine is complimentary. We’ll send you a notification when the latest edition is available online.