Entries by Linda Harshbarger

EANGUS Legislative Alert #2015-06; 8 June 2015

On Monday, June 8, 2015, the United States Senate will begin debate on amendments to the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Over 300 amendments have been filed for consideration to date. The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) National Office, in Washington, D.C. has worked with Senate offices […]

EANGUS Alert #2015-06; 14 May 2015

Today and tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Of the 355 Amendments offered by Members of the House of Representatives, 135 were made in order by the House Rules Committee late Wednesday night. Please click here to contact your Member of Congress and […]

EANGUS Legislative Alert 2015-05; 11 May 2015

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Please click here to contact your Representative and ask for their support for Amendments #71, #206, and #241 to H.R. 1735. These amendments prevent force structure and end strength reductions in the Army National Guard before […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-8; 8 May 2015

The Issue: Stop potentially irreversible force structure changes to the Army National Guard Immediate Action Required: Ask your representative to support three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act that prevent force structure and end strength reductions in the Army National Guard before the National Commission on the Future of the Army releases its recommendations. […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-7; 7 May 2015

The Issue: Support a floor amendment to the House National Defense Authorization Act for FY16 eliminating the age restriction on receipt of retired pay for non-regular service Immediate Action Required: Contact your representatives immediately to support a floor amendment offered by Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) that eliminates the age restriction on receipt of retired pay […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-6; 1 May 2015

The Issue: Reauthorizing and Strengthening the National Guard State Partnership Program Immediate Action Required: Contact your senators and representatives immediately and ask them to support S. 1126 and H.R. 1614, bills to modify and extend the National Guard State Partnership Program. More Information: NGAUS strongly supports S. 1126, sponsored by Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and […]

EANGUS – Indiana Members of EANGUS – Update; 21 April 2015

Dear Indiana National Guard and EANGUS member, You should have received an email with a username and password for your membership account in the EANGUS membership and website system.  This email goes out automatically when your account is created through the membership upload process.  The National Guard Association of Indiana maintains a separate state membership […]

EANGUS Legislative Call-To-Action – Revised 18 April 2015

A more complete picture of the EANGUS Position on the MCRMC retirement reform recommendations: Yesterday’s “Call to Action” contained the following sentence:  “EANGUS and its coalition partners would like to see the current system scrapped in favor of a 401k-style retirement system which would vest 100 percent of Servicemembers, after two years of service.”  This understandably […]

NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-5; 14 April 2015

The Issue: Supporting Retirement Recommendations of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Immediate Action Required: Contact your representatives and senators immediately and ask them to support any House or Senate legislation that execute the retirement recommendations within the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Report More Information: NGAUS strongly supports the retirement recommendations within […]

NGAI Alert; 10 April 2015

Dear Fellow Members, CONGRATULATIONS Brigadier General Carr! Governor Mike Pence and MG R. Martin Umbarger introduced the next Adjutant General April 9th at the JFHQ. A limited number of rooms still available. The NGAI Annual Conference is only two weeks out and French Lick has graciously agreed to continue accepting the conference rate as long […]