NGAI Alert #4-2014; 12 September 2014

Dear NGAI Member,

Congress has returned from their August vacation and has much to accomplish before returning home for the November elections. The two major issues to resolve directly affecting our members are funding for 2015 and defense authorization bill.…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-17; 12 September 2014

The Issue: Eliminate the requirement to serve 90 days of qualifying time in one fiscal year to reduce the age to collect reserve retirement pay.

Immediate Action Required: Ask your representative to sign the letter to House Armed Services Committee…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-16; 11 September 2014

The Issue: Ensure that the ANG C-130H fleet remains operational beyond 2020.

Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators and representatives to cosponsor S.2758 and H.R. 5119, the C-130 Modernization Act.

More Information: The Air National Guard (ANG) currently operates around…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-15; 8 September 2014

The Issue: Modernize the Guard’s Black Hawk fleet

Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators and representatives support the House version of the fiscal 2015 defense appropriations bill which includes funding for Army Guard Black Hawk helicopters

More Information: The Army…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-14; 4 August 2014

The Issue: Establish a federal tiered-hiring preference for members of the reserve component of the Armed Forces

Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators to cosponsor S. 1320, the Military Reserve Jobs Act of 2013, by Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana and…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-12; 12 June 2014

The Issue: Ensure that the A-10 stays in the Air Force and Air National Guard combat fleets until proven close air support capability can replace it.

Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators and representatives to include funding in the fiscal…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-11; 2 June 2014

The Issue: Ensuring additional funding for critical radar upgrades for ANG F-15 aircraft

Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators and representatives to support an additional $190 million for AESA radar upgrades for ANG F-15 aircraft.

More Information: The President’s budget…

NGAUS Legislative Alert #14-10; 29 May 2014

The Issue: Support H.R. 4682, the Veterans TRICARE Choice Act

Immediate Action Required: Ask your representative to support H.R. 4682, the Veterans TRICARE Choice Act, that gives TRICARE-eligible veterans the ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) Program…

MOAA Update on Compensation, TRICARE; 21 March 2014

MOAA to “Storm” Capitol Hill on Compensation, TRICARE

MOAA Council and Chapter Presidents from all 50 states, together with members of the national Board of Directors and headquarters staff, plus members of MOAA’s active duty, Guard, Reserve, spouse and auxiliary…

Senate sends military pension cut reversal to Obama
By Jeremy Herb

The Senate on Wednesday sent legislation to President Obama’s’ desk that would repeal the controversial $6 billion cut to military pensions.

The Senate overwhelmingly approved the measure to…

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