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Senate Bill Includes Different Fedrec Policy FixOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 19, 2018

If the Senate version of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act becomes law, less would change regarding the drawn-out process for National Guard officer promotions than if Congress ultimately approves the House bill’s version.

 

15,851 Military Deaths Since 2006: Congressional ReportOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 19, 2018

Nearly 16,000 service members have died while on active duty since 2006, but more than seven in 10 of them have been while outside combat zones, a report from the Congressional Research Service has found.

 

Study: Contractors Key to Air Force Pilot ShortageOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 19, 2018

The Air Force does not have a shortage of people who want to be pilots. It simply does not have the manpower to train them. That’s a conclusion in a report released Monday by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. The report is called “Protecting the ‘Pipeline’: Overcoming the Air Force Pilot Shortage.”

 

Magazine: RPAs, A Terrible Year & World Cup MadnessOpen in a New Window

June 2018

The potential of remotely piloted aircraft for military and nonmilitary missions is difficult to fathom. Possible tasks for the technology are too numerous for them all to be funded. Read about the significant roles RPAs could play in the future in the NATIONAL GUARD, the award-winning magazine from NGAUS.

 

Army Vision Reflects New Threats, TechnologyOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 12, 2018

The Army Vision reflects the speeches and testimony service leaders have given over the past year.

Army Secretary Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, the Army chief of staff, have spoken often about the need for the service to prepare to fight a high-intensity conflict against enemies with similar weapons.

 

Aviation Accidents to Come Under House ScrutinyOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 12, 2018

The House Armed Services tactical air and land subcommittee will hold a hearing Wednesday to probe the recent spike of military aviation accidents.

The hearing on the Defense Department safety mishap and review process will feature safety officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force.  

 

Arlington Cemetery Set to Open More Burial SpaceOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 12, 2018

A new section of Arlington National Cemetery will see its first burials this summer, extending the life span of the nation’s most famous graveyard into the 2040s, a cemetery official said. Without the additional 27 acres of the recently finished Millennium Project, the last burial at Arlington would take place sometime in the next decade.

 

White House Opposes ‘FedRec’ LegislationOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 5, 2018

Legislation to hasten federal recognition of National Guard officer promotions does not have the blessing of the White House. The administration of President Trump cites “inequitable treatment” of Guard and active-component and Reserve officers as one reason it opposes the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act.

 

Air Force Pilots Eligible for $420,000 BonusOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 5, 2018

Fighter pilots are not the only Air Force flyers in line for large bonuses if they sign up for additional years of service. Bomber, mobility and special operations pilots, among others, are eligible for the maximum bonuses of $35,000 per year formerly available only to those who flew fighter jets.

 

VA Choice Patients Still Face Long WaitsOpen in a New Window

NGAUS Washington Report
June 5, 2018

Veterans using the Choice program at the Department of Veterans Affairs to avoid long waits for appointments are having little luck. A government report says veterans can still wait 10 weeks to receive care from a private provider.

 

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6/21/2018
Missouri National Guard Association Board of Directors Meeting

7/19/2018
Missouri National Guard Association Board of Directors Meeting

8/11/2018 » 8/16/2018
EANGUS 47th Annual National Conference

8/16/2018
Missouri National Guard Association Board of Directors Meeting

8/24/2018 » 8/27/2018
NGAUS 140th General Conference & Exhibition

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