An Oregon National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter returns to the Madras Airport after successfully dumping water on a target area in the Logging Unit fire west of Madras, Ore., July 20. Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters and two HH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assisted local authorities in suppressing the wildfire west of Madras.
The July issue takes a look at how the Guard is a good fit to help defend our nation against cyber attacks. The issue also includes a preview of the NGAUS conference, details of a labor strike in the 19th century that had the Guard on its toes, and reflections from the NGAUS chairman on his recent trip to Omaha Beach.| Read more
Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., will receive the Harry S. Truman Award from NGAUS, the association's top award for support of the National Guard. His selection was approved by the NGAUS Board of Directors during its summer meeting. | Read more | Complete List of NGAUS Award Recipients