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WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frustrated by continued Pentagon opposition to a National Guard seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Guard officers have taken their case up the chain of command to someone more supportive of the idea ? the commander in chief.
Legislation would elevate NGB chief to Joint Chiefs of Staff WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty senators (list below) now sponsor legislation that would give the National Guard a voice in final resource decisions at the Pentagon. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Sen.
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NGAUS today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus L.
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 500,000 National Guardsmen today hailed House approval of a Guard voice and vote in final resource decisions at the Pentagon. The House version of the fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, H.R.
RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During a ceremony this past weekend in Greensboro, NC, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) with the Pro Patria Award - the highest state-level award given to a civilian employer by ESGR on behalf of the US Department of Defense.
Celebration Honored 100,000 Graduates of the Foundation's National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program and its 90 Percent Success Rate of Getting Young Men and Women Who Have Dropped Out of School Back on Track ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday evening, the National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) and its supporters held the Sixth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala in Washington, D.C., to honor the National Guard and the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he intends to nominate Major General Wesley Craig, 64, of Oreland, Montgomery County, as Adjutant General of Pennsylvania. As such, Craig will lead the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the co-chairs of the Senate National Guard Caucus, are urging the U.S. Army to do more to help National Guard troops cope with the stresses of combat.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States, the organization that represents the Guard officer corps, today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus L.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States, the organization that represents the Guard officer corps, today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus L.