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50th Annual EANGUS Conference

50th Annual EANGUS Conference

50th Annual EANGUS Conference You are invited to attend the 50th annual EANGUS conference which will be held in Albuquerque, NM on August 8-11, 2021. This is an opportunity to meet other enlisted and retired enlisted members from around the country. The weekend is...

143rd Annual NGAUS Conference

143rd Annual NGAUS Conference

The 143rd General Conference & Exhibition has been rescheduled for Aug. 27 to 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shifting the event to Las Vegas gives us a very high level of certainty that we can provide the type of conference experience NGAUS 1nembers and guests have...

 

 

Air National Guard Gets New Command Chief Master Sergeant

Air National Guard Gets New Command Chief Master Sergeant By Brian W. Everstine Chief Master Sgt. Maurice L. Williams took over as the 13th command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard during an Oct. 9 ceremony at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes. Williams,...

Whitehead Named National Guard Bureau Senior Enlisted Adviser

Whitehead Named National Guard Bureau Senior Enlisted Adviser By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory National Guard Bureau Chief Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson tapped Chief Master Sgt. Tony L. Whitehead as the bureau’s next senior enlisted adviser, NGB announced Aug. 5. Whitehead, who...

BURN PIT MITIGATION

BURN PIT MITIGATION EANGUS, along with ROA, TAPS, Veteran Warriors, Vietnam Veterans of America, and most recently NGAUS, are drafting a letter to Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist to end the use of burn pits by DOD, and to field the Expeditionary Solid Waste...

The TEA Act for G.I. Bill Transferability

The TEA Act for G.I. Bill Transferability EANGUS and the VEP team have been working to change the Department of Defense’s upcoming policy that would limit the ability of Servicemembers to transfer the Post-9/11 GI Bill to their family. We are proud to announce that...

TRICARE Fairness for National Guard and Reserve Retirees Act

TRICARE Fairness for National Guard and Reserve Retirees Act Last month, the National Office supported a new piece of legislation. Frank Yoakum, our executive director shared the following quote, “The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States...

HR 5050 VETERANS AND CONSUMERS FAIR CREDIT ACT

HR 5050 VETERANS AND CONSUMERS FAIR CREDIT ACT Three Representatives introduced this bill a couple of weeks ago. The bill would extend most of the provisions of the Military Lending Act (MLA) to all consumers. EANGUS is concerned about the gratuitous use of the word...

 

 

Frank Kendall Confirmed as 26th Secretary of the Air Force

By Brian W. Everstine The Senate confirmed Frank Kendall to be the 26th Secretary of the Air Force by voice vote July 26, nearly three months after he was first put forward as a nominee. Kendall, the former No. 3 official in the Pentagon in the Obama administration,...

NGAUS to White House: Help the Guard Get Medical Care

  WASHINGTON (June 14, 2021) — Nearly 45,000 current and former National Guard officers have appealed to a prominent member of the extended Guard family to help win their No. 1 legislative priority. Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson, the president of the...

NGAUS to President: Support Health Care Bill

NGAUS is calling on President Joe Biden to put his support behind bipartisan legislation that would provide access to no-fee health care for members of the National Guard and reserves.In a letter to the commander in chief, the NGAUS president, retired Brig. Gen. J....

F-16s Could Still be Flying Into the 2070s

By John A. Tirpak The F-16, in service since the 1970s, could be flying with the Air Force into the late 2030s and with foreign air services into the 2070s, based on recently revealed USAF plans and Lockheed Martin's backorder of...

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