NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2018 Chairman’s Message MY TERM AS YOUR CHAIRMAN comes to a close at the 140th General Conference & Exhibition this month in New Orleans. That means I have only a couple more opportunities to speak to you in this space. Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2018By William Rohrs(read online digital version) A wide array of companies and agencies are coming to New Orleans this month to exhibit and listen Source: NGAUS

NATIONAL GUARD magazine August 2018By Adam Stone(read online digital version) Air Force leaders are looking to buy a low-cost fighter to handle their light work, and the Guard could have a big role in the plan Source: NGAUS

August 2018 Fifty years ago, National Guardsmen went to Vietnam. Yes, they did. And several of them recall those times, including an elephant attack, in the August edition of NATIONAL GUARD, the award-winning NGAUS magazine. It may look like an old airplane and behave like one in many ways, but what may become the Air…

Deployed troops will have to leave their Fitbits, Apple watches and other “geolocation devices” at home. A Defense Department policy announced Monday also forbids any device or app that tracks the location of the user. Source: NGAUS

Staff Sgt. Wilson B. Gardner was selected as the Air National Guard’s 2018 Outstanding Airman of the Year, and one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Gardner, an airfield systems craftsman with the 202nd Engineering Installation Squadron of the Georgia Air National Guard, was selected from tens of thousands of enlisted…

The Pentagon has identified exemptions from its new policy that troops who are unable to deploy will face separation. The policy of deploy-or-get-out was criticized because it seemed to include service members who had been wounded in combat. The Defense Department policy was created to remove thousands of people who for reasons such as fitness,…

Ray Magill, who served on the NGAUS board of directors as the retired/separated Air representative from 1995 until 2010, died July 24 in North Falmouth, Massachusetts. He was 88. Burial was last week in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. He was also a longtime member and board member of the National Guard Association of Massachusetts. Source:…

Older