National Guard troops continue to be deployed around the Capitol one day after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

New legislation means new benefits for National Guard members

JC Cardinale, Legislative Affairs manager at the National Guard Association of the United States, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for details.

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Coronavirus once again brings up issues over National Guard, Title 32

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National Guard officials, states push back on Trump’s border wall fund diversion

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Lawmakers, interest groups and military officials say more needs to be done on guard, reserve parity

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Army, Air Force want merged ‘scrolling’ process to help transition between active, reserve and guard

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FILE - This Aug. 18, 2010, file photo shows California National Guard troops, who are part of Task Force Sierra, deployed at the border along with Border Patrol Agents near the California/Mexico border in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, extended the state National Guard's participation in President Donald Trump's border deployment by six months, a low-key announcement that was made without any of the acrimony that characterized his early negotiations with the federal government. The California National Guard said in a press release that the mission will now run until the end of March 2019.  (John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, File)

Army still does not have a process to get National Guardsmen backpay after long promotion waits

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Arizona National Guard soldiers line up as they get ready for a visit from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey prior their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Bipartisan bill addresses National Guard promotion delay issue

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Army open to giving guardsmen back pay for delay in promotions

Some members of the National Guard said certification of their promotions has taken up to six months.

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OMB: Taxpayers still gain more than they pay from federal regulations

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Office of Management and Budget weighs the costs and benefits of federal regulations.

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U.S. Army National Guard photo by Capt. Leanna LitschU.S. and U.K. coalition partners with Kabul Security Forces train together on an Aerial Reaction Force exercise utilizing British helicopter assets with the Toral Aviation Detachment, British Royal Air Force at Camp Qargha in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 2018, as part of their Quick Reaction Force mission in support of the NATO-led train, advise and assist mission, Operation Resolute Support. Soldiers for the exercise also included those from Alma Company, 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, British Army, and members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s Charlie Troop, 1st Squadron, 180th Cavalry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

National Guard officers waiting more than half a year for promotions

National Guard officers are facing longer wait times for their promotions from the Pentagon.

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