Congress

Washington Post (November 25, 2014) Two company-grade National Guard officers will spend one year at NGAUS as the inaugural participants in a fellowship program approved this month by the NGAUS board of directors. Second Lt. Mark Caruso of the New Jersey Army Guard and 2nd Lt. Charles Martin of... Read more
Washington Report (November 18, 2014) Governors are concerned that the Army is pushing ahead with its plan to transfer AH-64 Apache helicopters from the Army National Guard and want lawmakers to tell the service to knock it off. In a letter signed by four state executives, the National Governors... Read more
Letter to Sen. Ayotte supporting A-10s
Washington Report (November 10, 2014) Soldiers and airmen gearing up to work on Capitol Hill heard from various military service organizations during a lunch at the NGAUS headquarters Wednesday.     Service members selected to participate in the Congressional Fellowship Program headed to the... Read more
(November 5, 2014) It was good to be a citizen-soldier in Congress on Election Day. All five currently serving National Guardsmen running for re-election to the House of Representatives won their bids. The list includes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Steven Palazzo... Read more
Washington Report (November 4, 2014) Two of the nation's leading military associations have joined together to ask Congress to get rid of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration. Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, and retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan, the... Read more
Washington Report (November 4, 2014) After a top military official told reporters last week that the A-10 could be to blame if the Air Force's most coveted weapons system is delayed, one of the Warthog's most staunch defenders is fighting back. Connecting the A-10 and the fifth-generation F-35... Read more
NGAUS and AUSA letter on sequestration
Washington Report (October 28, 2014) As committees in the House and Senate meet to find common ground between each chamber's version of the fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, the Defense Department has made its opinion known on about 90 issues, sometimes agreeing and often disagreeing... Read more
Washington Report (October 21, 2014) More than 30 current or former National Guardsmen across the country are bidding for election next month to the House or Senate. The list includes six current Guardsmen running for re-election to the House. They are   Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who... Read more

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