The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to launch the “Forever GI Bill” next month, a bit later than originally scheduled. Retired Maj. Gen. Robert M. Worley II, the director of VA education services, told a congressional panel last month that it has been “a complex, heavy-lift effort.” “We made very good progress to date,”…

The newest version of the fiscal 2019 defense authorization bill provides secretaries of the Army and Air Force with the authority to backdate pay for National Guard officers who wait long periods of time for federal recognition of their state-approved promotions. In other words, the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act won the…

NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2018 Chairman’s Message IT’S NOT UNUSUAL during my travels across West Virginia as the adjutant general to meet second-generation National Guardsmen. In fact, it’s quite common to bump into a citizen-soldier or airman who is the parent or offspring of another member of the force. Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine July 2018By Ron Jensen(read online digital version) Sponsors of fedrec legislation are pushing hard this month to pass a solution to long waits for Guard officer promotions Source: NGAUS

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