Col. Matthew Rippen of the Louisiana Air National Guard's 159th Fighter Wing briefs Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., on the F-15C Eagle’s capabilities at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 17. Abraham represents Louisiana's 5th District and is a member of the House Armed Services Committee.
Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson has taken the helm at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. The combat veteran from Mississippi has promised to emphasize membership during his tenure. He talks about that and more in this month’s issue of NATIONAL GUARD.