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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...

 

 

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...

Army Secretary Shares Equipment Wish List

Washington Post April 30, 2019 Long-range precision fires, attack and reconnaissance aircraft and air defense add to the Army Secretary’s weapons wish list for future fights against peer adversaries. Secretary Mark Esper discussed how upcoming weapons and technology...

In Brief

FORMER NGAUS PRESIDENT Maj. Gen. William J. McCaddin, who was NGAUS president (the position is now chairman of the board) from 1978 to 1980 and the Virginia adjutant general for 12 years, died April 25 in Richmond, Virginia. He was 91. McCaddin will be interred at...

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