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2010-10-04 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 45,000 National Guard officers are supporting bills introduced in the House and Senate last week that would elevate the Guard's top officer to a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The leaders of more than 45,000 Guard men and women are backing legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller and Rep. Nick Rahall, both D-W.Va., which would make the chief of the National Guard Bureau a full member of the Pentagon's senior-leadership...

2010-09-27 10:58:00

Maj. Gen. Wright Appointed to Pentagon Leadership Position; Governor Names Maj. Gen. Sischo Acting Adjutant General HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today that Major General Jessica L. Wright will step down as commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard and as head of the state's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Oct. 29 to become deputy assistant secretary of defense for manpower and personnel in the U.S. Department of...

2010-08-12 14:29:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawmakers and senior defense officials top the speaking agenda for more than 4,000 National Guard officers and their guests from across the country at the 132nd NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition in Austin, Texas, Aug. 21 to 23. The conference opens Aug. 21 with a performance by the nationally recognized Douglas MacArthur High School JROTC Drill Team from San Antonio, Texas; the colorful Roll Call of States; and speeches by Texas Gov....

2010-08-04 15:21:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 45,000 National Guard officers now have a new firm selling advertising space in their monthly magazine and weekly electronic newsletter and website. Mohanna Sales Representatives of Plano, Texas, began this week as the exclusive representatives for advertising sales in the official NGAUS publication, National Guard magazine; the electronic newsletter, Washington Report; and at www.ngaus.org. "We are very excited to have Mohanna as our...

2010-05-27 15:17:00

In the news release, Texas Army National Guard to Fight for Title, issued 27-May-2010 by Texas Army National Guard over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the headline of the release should read "Texas Army National Guard Shooting For Win in MMA Fight" rather than "Texas Army National Guard to Fight for Title" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Texas Army National Guard Shooting For Win in MMA Fight AUSTIN, Texas, May 27...

2010-05-11 11:53:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has a ready solution at his disposal as he looks for ways to cut excessive overhead, bloat and needless spending in the Defense Department. The solution is the nation's most cost-effective defense organization, one that provides nearly half of the Army's combat power and a third of the Air Force's combat capability for about 7 percent of the defense budget. It's the National Guard, which National Guard...

2010-04-21 11:51:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented its highest annual awards to four U.S. legislators, three organizations that support military people and their families, and two Congressional staff members in a ceremony on April 20, on Capitol Hill. MOAA's Board of Directors gave the awards to Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Ben Nelson (D-NE), and Richard Burr (R-NC), Rep. John Carter (R-TX), TriWest Healthcare Alliance,...

2010-04-13 16:56:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 45,000 National Guard officers today applauded an increasing list of elected officials voicing opposition to an Air Force plan to take C-130 cargo aircraft from the Air Guard to replace aging active-component aircraft. In a letter today to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, the heads of the National Governors Association, along with the co-chairs of the association's homeland security committee and the co-lead governors on Guard...

2010-03-24 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Nearly 45,000 National Guard officers today applauded the effort of the Senate National Guard Caucus to turn back an Air Force plan to replace aging active-component cargo planes with aircraft from the Air Guard. In a letter today to Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley, Senators Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Kit Bond, R-Mo., co-chairmen of the Senate National Guard Caucus, called for a reconsideration of the plan. "This most recent...

2010-02-01 11:22:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT) has been awarded the Seven Seals Award by the Tennessee chapter of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for supporting active Guardsmen of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment. The Seven Seals Award is presented to individuals and organizations whose actions confirm their support for the National Guard and Reserve. "The support demonstrated by EOD Technology for the men and women who serve in the National...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
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