Army National Guard

Washington Report (January 30, 2018) Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, the chief of the National Guard Bureau, will discuss the state of the Guard at the NGAUS Legislative Workshop next month. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., will talk about how the Senate views the Guard at the all-day event Feb. 13. The annual... Read more
Washington Report (January 23, 2018) Senators are saying the short-lived shutdown of the federal government improves chances for a defense-spending bill before the latest continuing resolution ends Feb. 8. Several Democrats and Republicans told The Washington Examiner that a deal to raise the... Read more
Washington Report (January 23, 2018) Military OneSource has launched free tax software to support military members and their families in the annual task of filing taxes. The MilTax software is available through the Military OneSource website at www.militaryonesource.mil/taxprep and walks military... Read more
Washington Report (January 23, 2018) Changes in the Army’s rifle-qualification course would resemble the real-world environment of combat and challenge soldiers more than the current course. The changes are simply proposals, but they would push soldiers to fire faster and farther and make them more... Read more
WASHINGTON (Jan. 22, 2018) — Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, the NGAUS chairman of the board, and retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, issued the following statement on the impact of the government shutdown on the National Guard:      “Even though it’s now possible that the government... Read more
December 13, 2017   For meeting minutes, please click here.   Task Force Update-2018 ARNG #5 with States Combat Service Support Branch Brief
Washington Report (January 9, 2018) The Army National Guard will fly AH-64 Apache attack helicopters in Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Utah, the Army announced Friday. The Army had planned to remove all Apache units from the Guard through an Aviation Restructuring Initiative... Read more
WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2018) — Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, issued the following statement after the recent release of the Army basing decision for the four AH-64 Apache attack-helicopter battalions to remain in the Army National Guard. The battalions will be in North Carolina... Read more
Washington Report (January 9, 2018) A New York National Guardsman who died saving people from a fire in New York City has been posthumously awarded the Soldiers Medal by Army Secretary Mark Esper. The Soldiers Medal is the service’s highest award for heroism outside of combat. Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah... Read more
Washington Report (January 9, 2018) The Army's senior logistician told National Guard leaders to ensure their units are ready for the next war because, wherever and whenever it is, it will take the total force to fight and win.  “Place yourself on the battlefield and work left,” Army Materiel... Read more

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