-- In The News --
Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president, will testify Thursday before a joint hearing of the veterans' affairs committees of the House and Senate. Hargett will address three issues of interest to Guardsmen that fall under the jurisdiction of the committees.
Four men with legislative and military experience have been identified as possible candidates for the vacant Army secretary position. Army Times says they are former Rep. Chris Gibson of New York, Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, former Rep. Duncan D. Hunter of California and Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois.
Representatives from the Smithsonian Institution, the National Guard Bureau historian and an official from the American Battle Monuments Commission will join other professionals for a discussion Wednesday at the National Guard Memorial.