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NGAUS 2020 Virtual Conference

NGAUS 2020 Virtual Conference

Registration is Open! This year, we are bringing the NGAUS conference to you!  In a year like no other, the association will conduct a conference like never before — livestreamed from the National Guard Memorial in Washington, D.C., to your computer, tablet or mobile...

49th Annual EANGUS Conference (CANCELLED)

49th Annual EANGUS Conference (CANCELLED)

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...

73nd Annual State Conference

73nd Annual State Conference

FEB 25-28, 2021 SAVANNAH, Ga73nd Annual State Conference 2021 will see us heading to the Marriott Savannah Riverfront! Join your fellow soldiers and airmen for a weekend of food, fun and fellowship. Informative business and breakout sessions will be offset by...

 

 

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...

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...

 

 

Loh Takes Over as Air National Guard Director

Loh Takes Over as Air National Guard Director By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh received his third star and became the Air National Guard’s 13th director in a July 28 ceremony at the Pentagon. He succeeds Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, who retired Aug. 1,...

Hokanson Takes Over as National Guard Bureau Chief

Hokanson Takes Over as National Guard Bureau Chief By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson received his fourth star and formally took charge of the National Guard Bureau during an Aug. 3 change of responsibility ceremony led by Defense Secretary Mark...

FORMER SC TAG DIES

FORMER SC TAG DIES Retired Army Maj. Gen. Stanhope Spears, a former adjutant general of South Carolina and NGAUS board member, died July 14. He was 83. Spears was South Carolina's adjutant general from 1995 to 2011. At the time, it was an elected position. He served...

Esper’s Flag Policy Bans Confederate, Rainbow Flags

Esper’s Flag Policy Bans Confederate, Rainbow Flags By Tobias Naegele The Defense Department banned the display of unapproved flags in a new policy issued July 16. The change effectively blocks display of controversial flags such as the battle flag of the Army of...

Lengyel: Military Should Stay Out of Civil-Unrest Missions

Lengyel: Military Should Stay Out of Civil-Unrest Missions By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory Civil-unrest response efforts should be undertaken by law-enforcement authorities, not U.S. troops, National Guard Bureau Chief Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel said July 2 during an...

Bass Tapped as Air Force’s First Female Enlisted Leader

Bass Tapped as Air Force’s First Female Enlisted Leader By Rachel S. Cohen Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne Bass will become the 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, and the first female enlisted Airman to lead one of the military services. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.,...

Senate Vets Hokanson for National Guard Chief

Senate Vets Hokanson for National Guard Chief By Rachel S. Cohen The prospective next head of the National Guard Bureau told the Senate this week he expects the new coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest will require the Guard to play a greater role in homeland...

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