Air National Guard

NGAUS Washington Report July 17, 2018 In a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate armed services committees, retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, made clear the association’s views on several provisions of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that affect the... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 17, 2018 Recognizing sexual assault as a serious threat to military professionalism and readiness, the chief of the National Guard Bureau re-emphasized the National Guard's commitment to "eradicate this scourge from our ranks." He made his case in a memorandum signed... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 10, 2018 Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, advocated for NGAUS Monday when he addressed about 40 Guard company-grade officers at the National Guard Memorial, the association headquarters. “I have come to see this organization works for us... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 3, 2018 Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, has these words for association members on the eve of the nation’s 242nd birthday: “The American flag on the sleeve of our uniform is a constant reminder of the ideals we swore to uphold and defend. It tells... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 3, 2018 Sponsors of the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act in the House [H.R. 5713] and Senate [S.R. 2801] hope a solution to long delays plaguing promotions for Guard officers will be included in the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. The House... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 3, 2018 More than half of the National Guardsmen in a recent survey reported problems sleeping following a deployment. Researchers asked 928 Guardsmen in Hawaii and New Mexico about their sleep patterns following deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia or other war... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report July 3, 2018 Lt. Col. Daniel Finnegan, the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing plans officer, was presented the Koren Kolligian Jr. Trophy by Gen. David L. Goldfein, the Air Force chief of staff, at the Pentagon last week. “The Kolligian Trophy is one of the... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report June 26, 2018 The Department of Veterans Affairs has backed off a bit from its annual suicide report released last week. In it, the agency noted that its previous reports, which showed 20 or more suicides among veterans each day, included actively serving service members in... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report June 26, 2018 The National Desert Storm War Memorial will be placed on the National Mall of the nation’s capital, not far from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts approved the location last week, reversing its earlier decision to put the memorial... Read more
NGAUS Washington Report June 26, 2018 The Defense Department announced this week the 15 recipients of the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. It is the highest honor given to the employers of National Guard and Reserve members. The winners were selected from more than 2,350... Read more

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