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Skills Investment 

EANGUS is proud to support H.R.898, the Skills Investment Act of 2019, which would incentivize tax-free contributions from both Servicemembers and their employers into a new, dedicated savings account for education.  The Post-9/11 GI Bill often doesn't cover the full...

FY20 NDAA Update

The Senate and House Armed Services Committees are scheduled to consider the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act in May and June respectively. EANGUS staff are engaging with Congressional members and staff in hopes of garnering favorable policy in the...

Fighting for Air Guard Federal Tuition Assistance

The Enlisted Association of the National Guard through our Veterans Education Project will be releasing a video of Student Veterans talking about the lack of Federal Tuition Assistance for Air National Guard Service members. We are engaging with Congress to rally...

 

 

Senate Confirms Milley as Joint Chiefs Chairman

Senate Confirms Milley as Joint Chiefs Chairman The Senate on July 25 confirmed Army Gen. Mark Milley to be the 20th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in a bipartisan, nearly unanimous vote of 89-1. Milley will take over for retiring Marine Corps Gen. Joseph...

Senate Confirms Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate Confirms Esper as Defense Secretary The Senate on July 23 confirmed Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense, by a vote of 90-8. Esper could be sworn in as the Pentagon’s new leader as early as this evening. He largely sailed through the Senate...

SASC Sends Esper, Milley Nominations to Senate Floor

SASC Sends Esper, Milley Nominations to Senate Floor The Senate Armed Services Committee on July 18 approved the nominations of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the new defense secretary and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...

ANG Suicide Analysis Board Urges Increased Gun Safety

ANG Suicide Analysis Board Urges Increased Gun Safety The Air National Guard wants to rely more heavily on chaplains to help combat suicides, following a recent analysis that discovered easy access to guns and a lack of preventative information contributed to most ANG...

Esper Formally Nominated for Defense Secretary

Esper Formally Nominated for Defense Secretary The White House on July 15 formally nominated Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the Trump administration’s second Senate-confirmed defense secretary. The nomination, which was sent to the Senate around 3 p.m., came about 18...

Future of Army Aviation Funding Remains Murky

Future of Army Aviation Funding Remains Murky The Army has ambitious plans to acquire next-generation aircraft as it gears up for great power competition. But uncertainty about future vertical lift programs and other modernization efforts leaves an unclear picture of...

Pentagon Report: War Costs Since 9/11 Exceed $1.5 Trillion

The United States obligated more than $1.5 trillion on "war-related" costs since Sept. 11, 2001, according to a recent Defense Department report. Most of those funds have been dedicated to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but the figure also includes support to the...

DOD Keeping Door Open to Space National Guard

Defense Department officials are laying the groundwork for a Space National Guard even though the Pentagon’s Space Force proposal did not include provisions for a reserve component, the head of the Air National Guard said May 21. DOD stood up an internal group under...

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