Military personnel will have a role both in the inaugural parade itself and providing security and support around the hundreds of thousands of people who will descend on the National Mall on Jan. 21.
Senate panel rejects Air Force's proposed decreases to National Guard aircraft and personnel, orders cutbacks in DoD civilian and contractor personnel and imposes contractor salary caps.
The cascading effects of the Obama administration\'s decision to pull thousands of soldiers out of Iraq and Afghanistan are rippling through the National Guard.
After a decade in which it has been built up to parity with the active Army and Air Force components, the National Guard should not be allowed to backslide to a point where it is no longer usable, the National Guard chief said Friday.
Retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the former adjutant general for the Tennessee National Guard, who now serves as the president of the National Guard Association of the United States joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss why the National Guard should be included in the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Senate is set to take up the issue this week.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said he will recommend to Congress that the chief of the National Guard bureau not become a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He announced the decision ahead of expected Congressional testimony later this week so service members would hear it from him first, before hearing it on the news.
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A new program covering the dependents of TRICARE beneficiaries up to age 26 will not be ready for a formal roll-out for several more months, but one of the program\'s top officials said they intend to make the new coverage retroactive to Jan. 1.
Members of the National Guard will be working at Times Square in New York City for the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Defense.gov reports New York’s National Guard has been an “integral part of security planning”…
National Guardsmen and reservists are reporting more loss of civilian job due to service requirements
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell plans to declare an emergency today ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Earl. One very good reason to do that is it opens the doors to calling up the National Guard. We learn how the Guard is gearing up from Jack Harrison, director of communications.
National Guard standing by for Earl
National Guard members need to know that even though a new DoD policy authorizes them to use many of the social media and other Web 2.0 platforms available on a non-classified government computer, there are consequences for misuse of them. We get details from Director of Communications Jack Harrison.
Guardsmen get new social media guidelines