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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...

2009-12-09 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Congress and Pentagon officials will join National Guard leaders on Capitol Hill tomorrow evening (Dec. 10) for a special cake-cutting ceremony and reception to commemorate the Guard's 373rd birthday. Hosted by NGAUS, the event is set for the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer from 5 to 7 p.m. It will celebrate the founding of the nation's oldest military organization. "On Dec. 13, 1636, the Massachusetts legislature ordered the...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Joining 14 other companies from around the country, Microsoft Corp. is being honored in Washington this week by President Barack Obama and Secretary Robert Gates as a top supporter of the National Guard and Reserve. Today, the diverse set of companies, chosen from among a record 3,200 National Guard and Reserve member nominations of employers, will each receive a 2009 Employer Support Freedom Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense....

2009-09-09 07:15:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world continues to go "green," young adults will go behind the camera, turning the lens on the Army National Guard's environmental initiatives across the country. Now through September 30, youth between the ages of 17 and 22 can apply for an opportunity to join the NG DOCS program. This groundbreaking documentary program gives youth the chance to examine and evaluate how the National Guard is going "green." HOW IS THE NATIONAL GUARD GOING GREEN? In...