NATIONAL GUARD magazine May 2018 Chairman’s Message NATIONAL GUARD OFFICERS who have been waiting far too long for federal recognition of their state promotions can take a breath. Legislation introduced in the House and Senate early this month would provide back pay to the date of the state promotion. And it would require service secretaries…

May 2018 The Air National Guard’s fleet of C-130Hs is older than most pilots. And even though upgrades are on the planning table, they won’t be coming anytime soon. Read the details in the May issue of NATIONAL GUARD, the award-winning NGAUS membership publication. Source: NGAUS

NGAUS Washington Report May 15, 2018 The National Guard troops now on the border with Mexico are forbidden from using their surveillance gear to look across the border, the New York Times reports. “We are not doing foreign-intelligence collection on the border,” Lt. Col. Jamie Davis, a Defense Department spokesman told the newspaper. Source: NGAUS

NGAUS Washington Report May 15, 2018 The Air Force will begin transitioning to the operational-camouflage pattern uniform this year and all airmen will be wearing the uniform by April 2021. The Air Force announced Monday that it is adopting the OCP uniform worn by the Army as its official utility uniform, according to Air Force…

NGAUS Washington Report May 15, 2018 Krista Simpson Anderson was named the 2018 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year last week during the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore’s 36th Annual Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Source: NGAUS

NGAUS Washington Report May 15, 2018 The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has released the date, price and other details of the first sale of surplus Army M1911 .45-caliber pistols. Source: NGAUS

Body: The Iowa National Guard, invites the public to the 2018 Adjutant General's Summer Concert Series at the Camp Dodge Pool Pavilion. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and run from May 24-July 19 (no concert June 14). Concerts are free and open to the public. Released: 5/15/2018 Thumbs: https://www.iowanationalguard.com/News%20Releases/2018%20TAG%20Summer%20Concert%20Series%20Release.pdf Source: IAGUARD

Body: The Iowa National Guard, invites the public to the 2018 Adjutant General's Summer Concert Series at the Camp Dodge Pool Pavilion. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and run from May 24-July 19 (no concert June 14). Concerts are free and open to the public. Released: 5/15/2018 Source: IAGUARD

WASHINGTON (May 8, 2018) — National Guard officers may no longer have to wait 250 days or more for federal recognition of their promotions thanks to bipartisan bills introduced in Congress today.   The National Guard Promotion Accountability Act, which has the full support of NGAUS, would also provide Guard officers with back pay to…

NGAUS Washington Report May 8, 2018 NGAUS expects bipartisan legislation to be introduced today in the House and Senate that would provide National Guard officers with back pay to the date of their state promotions once their boost in rank is recognized by the Defense Department. Source: NGAUS