Awards

Washington Report (September 27, 2016) The University of Phoenix and NGAUS have announced three officers who have been awarded full-tuition master’s degree scholarships as part of the associations scholarship program. This is the fourth year the University of Phoenix has offered the scholarship to... Read more
Washington Report (August 30, 2016) The National Guard Educational Foundation will present the inaugural Brigadier General William W. Spruance Legacy Award to retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the president of NGAUS and the foundation, during the 138th General Conference & Exhibition next week in... Read more
Washington Report (August 9, 2016) Supporting her Air National Guard team is what drives Staff Sgt. Jennifer D. Masters, the Air National Guard's Outstanding Airman of the Year. Masters, assigned to the 178th Wing at Springfield Air National Guard Base, Ohio, was selected because of her exceptional... Read more
The NGAUS Awards Program is designed to recognize individuals and organizations who, by superior performance, acts of heroism or meritorious service, make a contribution to the goals of NGAUS, to the purpose and effectiveness of the broader National Guard or to the stability and security of the... Read more
Washington Report (July 5, 2016) Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the annual General Mark A. Welsh III One Air Force Award during a retirement dinner held last month in honor of the award’s namesake in Washington, D.C. The award will be presented to the service’s top total force team... Read more
Washington Report (June 7, 2016) First Lt. Heather Bennett, who is spending this year in the NGAUS Fellows Program, has been selected by the White House Council on Women and Girls to attend an international gathering of women next week in Washington, D.C. Bennett, a member of the Mississippi Army... Read more
Washington Report (May 10, 2016) Thirty employers nominated by their National Guard and Reserve employees are finalists for the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award has been given annually since 1996 by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Defense Department... Read more
Washington Report (April 19, 2016) Maj. Gen. Marta Carcana, the adjutant general of Puerto Rico, accompanied by veterans of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery last week. At an earlier ceremony at the... Read more
Washington Report (September 15, 2015) The commander of U.S. Army-Europe told delegates at the annual NGAUS conference Saturday that he wants the National Guard to help in his effort to stem the growing threat from a belligerent Russia.   "What I'm saying is, I need you," said Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges... Read more
Washington Report (September 1, 2015) Several members of Congress, the Air Force secretary and the Army chief of staff will be in Nashville next week to address the 137th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition. The annual NGAUS gathering will be held from Sept. 10 to 13 on the banks of the... Read more

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