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  • Organizations Share Common Goals at NGAUS

    Washington Report (Oct. 17, 2017) The leaders of the associations that represent the Army, the Air Force, the National Guard and the nation’s governors met Friday to discuss common legislative goals at the National Guard Memorial, the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, D.C. NGAUS, the Adjutants General Association of the United States, the Enlisted Association of […]

  • VA Plan Expands Private-sector Health Care

    Washington Report (Oct. 17, 2017) Veterans could more easily seek medical care from private-sector providers under a plan presented to Congress Monday by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (Vets CARE) Act expands on the current Choice program created in 2014 in the wake of a scandal involving long […]

  • Three Army Components; One Recruiting Mission?

    Washington Report (Oct. 17, 2017) The Army is about to test the effectiveness of having its recruiters sign up enlistees for all three components—active, Reserve and National Guard. The new pilot program was mentioned last week by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Snow, the commander of U.S. Army Recruiting Command, in an interview with, a website […]

  • Senate Democrat: Lift Budget Caps Now

    Washington Report (Oct. 17, 2017) Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., is ready to lift the budget caps that have stymied efforts to increase defense spending since they were created in the 2011 Budget Control Act. Reed, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters Monday that lawmakers should begin talks to do away […]

  • California National Guard Black Hawk Drops Water

    A #CalGuard Black Hawk drops water on the fires east of Yountville (Napa County), California, on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The Cal Guard has more than 2,000 aviators and ground personnel supporting CAL FIRE and the other firefighting agencies combatting the #NorCalFires (Air National Guard video by Master Sgt. David Loeffler Video is at

  • ‘Pinks and greens’ are the throwback jersey the Army needs

    By: Capt. Russell P. Galeti, Jr. Soldiers model the pinks and greens prototype during AUSA on Tuesday, Oct. 11 in Washington, DC. (Jeff Martin/Staff) “The jersey of the greatest team on earth” is how the 2012 “More Than a Uniform” ad rightly described the uniform of the United States Army. As the “pinks and greens” […]