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2020-2021 NGASC Scholarship Recipients

2020-2021 NGASC Scholarship Recipients

It is with great honor to announce the 2020-2021 NGASC Scholarship Recipients. Each recipient will receive $1,000.00 from the following sponsors:   AFBA – Kelsi Deese      Gregory Electric Co. – Suzannah Rivers   USAA – Ashley Crider   The...

73rd Annual State Conference

73rd Annual State Conference

FEB 25-28, 2021 SAVANNAH, Ga73rd 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...

50th Annual EANGUS Conference

50th Annual EANGUS Conference

50th Annual EANGUS Conference You are invited to attend the 50th annual EANGUS conference which will be held in Albuquerque, NM on August 8-11, 2021. This is an opportunity to meet other enlisted and retired enlisted members from around the country. The weekend is...

143rd Annual NGAUS Conference

143rd Annual NGAUS Conference

SEPT 09-12, 2021 CHARLOTTE, NC 143rd Annual NGAUS Conference You are invited to attend the 143rd annual NGAUS Conference in Charlotte, NC. This is an opportunity to meet other officers and retired officers from around the country. Dynamic speakers, informative...

 

 

Air National Guard Gets New Command Chief Master Sergeant

Air National Guard Gets New Command Chief Master Sergeant By Brian W. Everstine Chief Master Sgt. Maurice L. Williams took over as the 13th command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard during an Oct. 9 ceremony at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes. Williams,...

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...

 

 

Air Force PT Testing Delayed Until Jan. 1, 2021

Air Force PT Testing Delayed Until Jan. 1, 2021 By Brian W. Everstine The Air Force will not resume physical fitness testing across the service until at least Jan. 1, 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the military, top service leaders announced. The...

Air Force Pauses Organized Physical Training

Air Force Pauses Organized Physical Training The Air Force has paused organized physical fitness testing and training until 2021, in hopes the decision will help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the ranks. The decision was announced last week. “That’s really for the...

Army Tests Direct Appointments to Chief Warrant Officer 2

Army Tests Direct Appointments to Chief Warrant Officer 2 Senior noncommissioned officers in certain fields will be able to be receive a direct appointment to the rank of chief warrant officer two through an Army pilot program. The two-year program will apply to NCOs...

Bass Becomes First Woman, Asian American to Serve as CMSAF

Bass Becomes First Woman, Asian American to Serve as CMSAF By Brian W. Everstine Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass took over as the 19th senior enlisted leader of the service on Aug. 14, marking a period of change and promising more diversity and...

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...

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