Entries by Linda Harshbarger

NGAI Alert; 11 July 2015

Dear NGAI Members, The deadline for the NGAUS summer conference is quickly approaching. Reservations and registrations should be done as soon as possible! NGAUS Nashville 2015 (Gaylord Hotel reservation deadline 30 July) September 9-13 Room reservation and registration: www.ngai.net/2015-ngaus-registration/ • Wednesday Sept. 9 – Sponsor’s Golf (by invitation) • Thursday Sept. 10 – Golf or […]

EANGUS Legislative Alert #2015-10; 2 July 2015

EANGUS Legislative Alert: Aviation Restructure Initiative Rep Granger & Rep Womack Letter regarding the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative The EANGUS National Office is working hard to stop the Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative (ARI). We ask EANGUS members to click on the hyperlinked letter below and encourage your Member of Congress to sign the Granger Womack […]

EANGUS Legislative Alert #2015-9; 1 July 2015

EANGUS Legislative Alert: FLORICH Act EANGUS supports H.R. 2852, the Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes (FLORICH) Act. This legislation addresses the disparity of burial privileges for members of the National Guard who are killed in training missions alongside their active-duty counterparts. Rep. Graves’ legislation was introduced in response to the tragic training accident off […]

EANGUS Legislative Alert #2015-8; 30 June 2015

Veterans’ Mental Health Care Access Act EANGUS strongly supports the Veterans’ Mental Health Care Access Act, which would allow veterans to seek immediate mental health care at any facility eligible to receive reimbursement through the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. EANGUS is committed to improving the care of our nation’s veterans. Securing mental […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-14; 29 June 2015

The Issue: Ask your representatives to support H.R. 1604, the Veterans’ Mental Health Care Access Act, sponsored by Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-NJ. Immediate Action Required: Ask your representatives to support H.R. 1604, the Veterans’ Mental Health Care Access Act, sponsored by Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-NJ. More Information: NGAUS strongly supports the Veterans’ Mental Health Care […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #13-15; 26 June 2015

The Issue: Remedy the burial privileges disparity for members of the National Guard Immediate Action Required: Ask your representative to support H.R. 2852, the Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes (FLORICH) Act, sponsored by Rep. Garret Graves, R-La. More Information: NGAUS strongly supports H.R. 2852, the Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes (FLORICH) […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-12; 24 June 2015

The Issue: Improve pain management services provided veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Immediate Action Required: Ask your senators to support S. 1641, the Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act, sponsored by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-WI. More Information: NGAUS strongly supports the Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act, a bill that would […]

NGAI Alert #15-3; 23 June 2015

Dear NGAI Member, Please see the NGAUS alerts linked below on three very important issues. Please take a few minutes to read the alerts and then take action by clicking on each link. While NGAUS and EANGUS are doing a great job communicating our guard story, our Representatives need to hear it from you: NGAUS […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-10; 23 June 2015

The Issue: Prevent the reduction in Army National Guard end strength and halt the transfer of AH-64s from the National Guard in FY2016 Immediate Action Required: Ask your representatives to sign onto a letter encouraging the leaders of the House defense committees to prevent potentially damaging and irreversible cuts to the Army National Guard More […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-9; 22 June 2015

The Issue: Support House NDAA FY16 language securing Veterans’ Status for members of the Guard and Reserve Immediate Action Required: Contact your representatives and senators immediately to support the language in the House National Defense Authorization Act for FY16 that provides veterans’ status to members of the National Guard and Reserve More Information: NGAUS strongly […]