Washington Report (April 25, 2017) NGAUS has an immediate opening for a membership database manager. The position provides timely customer service and assistance to state association representatives, NGAUS membership and other staff as needed. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to patricia.oconnell@ngaus.org by the close of business May 8. More information about the…

Washington Report (April 25, 2017) NGAUS and the Adjutants General Association of the United States (AGAUS) sent letters yesterday to congressional leaders urging lawmakers to come together and pass a budget this week for fiscal 2017. Both associations said anything short a final fiscal 2017 National Defense Appropriations Act by Friday jeopardizes training planned for as…

Washington Report (April 25, 2017) Asking new military members to pay up to $2,400 for their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit is either an ill-conceived tax or a fair method of preserving and expanding the benefit. Veterans groups are on both sides of the idea put forward in draft legislation from Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., the chairman…

Washington Report (April 25, 2017) The Army National Guard faces potential cuts to training if Congress passes a yearlong continuing resolution, says Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy, the service’s director. The government is currently operating under a continuing resolution through April 28. A yearlong CR means that the service would see 2016 funding levels through the…

Washington Report (April 25, 2017) The TRICARE dental coverage is set to improve under a new contractor taking charge Monday. The new plan is for people enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program, including active-component family members, National Guard and Reserve members and their families. It does not impact the active-duty dental program or the TRICARE…

NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2017Washington Update(read online digital version) The state National Guard association conference season is in full swing. It kicks off annually in February and fills every weekend on the calendar until mid-June. Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2017Chairman’s Message(read online digital version) Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2017(read online digital version) ‘We Will Carry The Water For The States’ Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson’s 33 years in uniform were good preparation for becoming the voice of National Guard officers in the nation’s capital. Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2017By Cody Erbacher(read online digital version) Personal calls, letters and emails from Guardsmen to Congress can provide the extra push required to get legislation considered When Capt. Brian Neurohr was a young soldier, he didn’t know how to voice his opinion to his elected representatives in Washington when a legislative issue…

NATIONAL GUARD magazine April 2017(read online digital version) Guardsmen ‘Have Proven Themselves’ Source: NGAUS

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