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49th Annual EANGUS Conference

49th Annual EANGUS Conference

49th Annual EANGUS Conference You are invited to attend the 49th annual EANGUS conference which will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-12, 2020. This is an opportunity to meet other enlisted and retired enlisted members from around the country. The weekend is...

142nd Annual NGAUS Conference

142nd Annual NGAUS Conference

AUG 28-31, 2020 BOSTON, MA 142nd Annual NGAUS Conference You are invited to attend the 142nd annual NGAUS Conference in Boston, MA. This is an opportunity to meet other officers and retired officers from around the country. Dynamic speakers, informative business...

 

 

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...

Every Day in Uniform Counts

Every Day in Uniform Counts The Enlisted Association of the National Guard believes that “Every Day in Uniform Counts.”  Whether you are deployed to the border, attending Drill, or responding to a state emergency: if you are in uniform, your service should be...

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...

 

 

Army to Take Closer Look at Battalion Commanders

Army to Take Closer Look at Battalion Commanders Army officers hoping to take command of battalions will now be required to attend a five-day assessment that will measure physical aptitude and written and verbal communication skills. The program also includes an...

Senate Confirms Barrett as Next Air Force Secretary

Senate Confirms Barrett as Next Air Force Secretary The Senate on Oct. 16 voted 85-7 to confirm Barbara Barrett as the Air Force’s new secretary, about five months since the service’s last permanent secretary left the post. She will take over as the Air Force’s top...

McCarthy Takes Over as Army Secretary

McCarthy Takes Over as Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy on Sept. 30 was sworn in as the 24th secretary of the Army. McCarthy, who was formerly the No. 2 in the Army, had served as the acting secretary of the service since Mark Esper was nominated and confirmed to be...

Army, Army Guard to Reach Recruiting Goals

Army, Army Guard to Reach Recruiting Goals The Army National Guard is on pace to meet its recruiting goals for the fiscal year ending later this month. The active-component Army, too, is on pace to meet its goals for the year. Last year, all three Army components...

AIR FORCE FITNESS

AIR FORCE FITNESS Gen. David L. Goldfein, the Air Force chief of staff, said he expects all commanders to be physically fit. He made the remarks during a town hall at the Air, Space & Cyber Conference last week. "There's no other discussion, because I don't know...

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