NGAUS Member Benefits
Aside from the National Guard voice NGAUS brings to Capitol Hill, members also enjoy a variety of benefits that include everything from insurance and other life enhancing programs to various discounts and privileges with a variety of NGAUS business partners.
This ever-growing list of private organizations, along with NGAUS incentives such as National Guard magazine and special updates about NGAUS activity in Washington, make membership more than worth it.
GovX is an online shopping destination reserved exclusively for current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, law enforcement, firefighting and emergency response communities, as well as select government agencies. If you have ever put yourself in harm’s way, you are eligible for GovX membership. Enjoy 20% to 50% discounts on premium watches and sunglasses to hunting gear, tactical gear, golf equipment, and popular outdoor and lifestyle brands. Only NGAUS members can access this link to begin shopping.
University of Phoenix NGAUS has teamed up with the University of Phoenix to offer three (3) full tuition master’s degree scholarships to our members who are current Guardsmen ranked 0-5 and below and Warrant Officers. Scholarship winners may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend online.
The application deadline will close on May 30, 2013 and scholarships will be awarded on July 11, 2013. All applicants must have completed and received their bachelor’s degree prior to the award date.
Applications must be submitted online at www.phoenix.edu/ngauscholar.
Hertz #1 Club Gold NGAUS members qualify for the Hertz #1 Club Gold fee-waived program. The program offers express service to avoid standing in line. Only NGAUS members may access this link to enroll in the program.
Dell Discount – NGAUS members qualify for preferred pricing on some of the latest Dell products and accessories. Only NGAUS members may access this link to begin shopping.
Life Line Screening – Life Line Screening offers painless, noninvasive ultrasound screenings for stroke/carotid artery disease, atrial fibrillation, abdominal aortic aneurysm, and peripheral arterial disease at various locations throughout the country.
The screening is available to NGAUS members and their family at a member rate of $135.
Please call 1-866-964-5845 to find a screening event near you and mention Priority Code CSMS-014, or visit our website for more information: www.lifelinescreening.com/memberbenefits.
Disclaimer: TRICARE does not routinely cover preventative screenings for stroke and vascular disease without symptoms. Please discuss with your doctor to determine if these screenings are appropriate for you based on your risk factors. When symptoms are present it may already be too late – prevent a catastrophic event from occurring and be screened this year.
Apple Discount – NGAUS members qualify for preferred pricing on some of the latest Apple products and accessories. Only NGAUS members may access this link to begin shopping.
PGA Tour – Complimentary tournament tickets to PGA TOUR events throughout the country for Guardsmen and military retirees along with their dependents. Many tournaments also offer the Birdies for the Brave® Patriots’ Outpost. A complimentary hospitality tent for all military and their dependents with free food and beverage. Learn more.
Costco Wholesale National Membership Program – Join Costco as a new member and receive coupons for free products and other great savings valued at more than $50. Discover why more than 66 million members worldwide love Costco.
Now you can save money on thousands of brand-name items every day. From fresh foods and health & beauty items to clothing and electronics, you’ll find everything you need for your home or business.
Only NGAUS members may access this link to enroll in this program and view existing member offers!
TRICARE Reserve Select Supplement Insurance – This health care program offered by USBA provides National Guard soldiers and airmen a new option for insuring themselves and their families. Learn more…
Phoenix Park Hotel – Book your individual hotel accommodations now at the Phoenix Park Hotel (520 North Capitol Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20001). It is the closest hotel to the NGAUS headquarters on Capitol Hill, offers FREE internet access in all guest rooms and is located one block from Union Station (AMTRAK, Metro, MARC, VRE, shopping, dining, etc). It is also home to The Dubliner Restaurant and Pub. You may call 202-638-6900 and identify yourselves with Rate Code NGUS or National Guard Association or you may book your reservations directly online by clicking here. Go to Promo/Corporate Code and enter NGUS. All year round preferred rate is the lowest available rate, 15% off the hotel’s advertised rate plan. Individual cancellation policy is 24 hours prior to date of arrival to avoid one night room plus tax cancellation charge.
NGAUS USAA Rewards World MasterCard – The NGAUS USAA RewardsTM World MasterCard ® is a credit card created specifically for the National Guard Association of the United States, and it benefits NGAUS every time it’s used to make an eligible purchase. You will quickly discover many ways to get rewards on your credit card purchases, plus you’ll have USAA’s superb customer service professionals ready to answer any questions.
Here’s what you can expect from a NGAUS World MasterCard:
- No annual fee.
- Zero liability for unauthorized transactions.
- Earn 2,500 bonus points on your first purchase and one point for every dollar in purchases. You can then redeem USAA Rewards points for cash, gift cards or travel rewards, or take advantage of exciting new ways to use points.
- One of the best ongoing APRs in the industry.
- USAA Bank contributes directly to NGAUS for every new account opened and each time the card is used to make an eligible purchase.
US Patriot – NGAUS members qualify for a 10 percent discount at www.uspatriottactical.com, www.nextdayuniforms.com and www.usmilitaryboots.com. Only NGAUS members may access this link to find out the coupon code.
NGAUS Publications – All members receive the monthly NATIONAL GUARD magazine and have the opportunity to sign up for the Washington Report, the weekly electronic newsletter.
NGAUS Insurance Trust – The NGAUS Insurance Trust (NGAUS-IT) was formed to assist in the administration of retirement planning and death benefits for military technicians and their families. Click here to learn more about NGAUS-IT or view the following list detailing benefits available through NGAUS-IT:
AD&D Insurance – Dues-paying members and life members of NGAUS have an accidental death and dismemberment benefit at no extra cost to the member. Learn more…
Member Life Term Insurance – Some members, their spouses and children may be eligible for a life term insurance plan. More details..
Preferred Vision Care – This low cost Vision Care plan will help save up to 60 percent on the cost of eyewear. The plan also includes HearPo, which provides hearing services. Learn more…
Technicians Insurance Plans – Some members may be eligible for one of two technician’s insurance plans: Disability Insurance Plan or Tech Life Insurance Plan. More details…
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