A Virginia Army National Guard aviation crew from the Sandston-based 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, delivered food, mail and medicine last month to iced-in Tangier Island, Va. The 1.2 square mile island had been iced in for several days, making routine seaport deliveries impossible.
Army National Guard officials at the National Guard Bureau announced last week the location plan for the first three of an eventual 10 new ARNG cyber-protection teams to be established over the next three fiscal years. | Read more
Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel Feb. 25 to discuss healthcare recommendations in the Military Compensation & Retirement Modernization Commission’s report. | Read more | Click here to read his testimony and see video. Go to 1:25:00 for the beginning of his panel.
Three National Guard members last week described the faults in the Aviation Restructure Initiative. They made up a panel at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C, offering the state perspective on the Army's plan. | Read more