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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...

 

 

15 States Activate Guard to Help Quell Unrest

15 States Activate Guard to Help Quell Unrest By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory About 5,000 National Guard personnel—including more than 375 Air National Guardsmen—had been activated as of the morning of May 31 "in response to civil disturbances" that erupted after the death...

Trump to Extend National Guard Title 32 Orders into August

Trump to Extend National Guard Title 32 Orders into August By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory President Donald Trump on May 28 announced he will extend the Title 32 orders of National Guard personnel activated to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through the middle of August,...

GUARD DEATH

GUARD DEATH First Lt. Trevarius Ravon Bowman, 25, died May 19 at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced late last week. Bowman, from Spartanburg, South Carolina, was a member of the South Carolina National Guard's 228th Theater Tactical...

NGB Vice Chief Takes Over as Army Guard Director

NGB Vice Chief Takes Over as Army Guard Director Lt. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson is the Army National Guard’s new top officer. Hokanson, an Oregon Guardsman, officially became Army Guard director at a ceremony Friday at the Herbert R. Temple Jr. Army National Guard...

First Air Force Commander Nominated to be NGB Vice Chief

First Air Force Commander Nominated to be NGB Vice Chief The position of vice chief of the National Guard Bureau may soon be filled after being vacant for nearly a year. President Donald Trump last week nominated Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville, a District of Columbia...

Keesler AFB Graduates Its First-Ever BMT Flight

Keesler AFB Graduates Its First-Ever BMT Flight By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory Nearly 60 Airmen from 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 graduated from Basic Military Training at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., on May 15, according to an 81st Training Wing release. The...

New Commanders Nominated for AFCENT, Air National Guard

New Commanders Nominated for AFCENT, Air National Guard By Brian W. Everstine Air Forces Central Command and the Air National Guard will get new commanders, as part of several new general officer nominations announced May 11. President Donald Trump tapped current...

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