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Support the National Guard Promotion Accountability Act

Please contact your Senators and urge them to co-sponsor and support S. 2801.Please contact your Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 5713.TAKE ACTION NGAUS strongly supports S. 2801 and H.R. 5713, the “National Guard Promotion Accountability Act,” which seeks to address the delays in federal recognition of National Guard officer promotions. S. […]

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Legislation: Back Pay for Promotion Delay

NGAUS expects bipartisan legislation to be introduced today in the House and Senate that would provide National Guard officers with back pay to the date of their state promotions once their boost in rank is recognized by the Defense Department. It would also require the service secretaries to review the entire promotion process and recommend […]

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NGAUS – Take Action – Support 12304b Early Retirement Credit

    Please contact your Senators and urge them to co-sponsor and support S. 2416.Please contact your Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor and support H.R. 5038.TAKE ACTIONNGAUS strongly supports S. 2416 and H.R. 5038, the National Guard and Reserves Benefits Parity Act. These bills would authorize early retirement credit and other benefits for National […]

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EANGUS Legislative Call to Action 2018-01- Guard & Reserve Benefit Parity Act of 2018

EANGUS Legislative Call to Action 2018-1:  Guard & Reserve Benefit Parity Act of 2018  CLICK HERE TO TAKE ACTION Recently, Senators Roger Wicker and Chris Coons introduced S. 2416 and Representatives Steven Palazzo and Tim Walz introduced H.R. 5038, the Guard and Reserve Benefit Parity Act of 2018. The legislation is a follow-up to last year’s Parity Act. Fortunately, pieces of […]

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EANGUS Legislative Call to Action 2018-02 – TRICARE Reserve Select Expansion to Eligible Federal Employees

EANGUS Legislative Call to Action 2018-2:  TRICARE Reserve Select Expansion to Eligible Federal EmployeesDuring the first session of the 115th Congress, Senator Hatch (R-UT) introduced S. 1086 which aims to remove the prohibition on TRICARE eligibility for members of the Selected Reserve of a reserve component of the Armed Forces who are enrolled or eligible to enroll in […]

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NGAI Alert #17-2: 2017 NGAI Legislative Report

The NGAI legislative efforts in the Indiana General Assembly culminated with a call to action to support the Governor’s retired military pay tax exemption and to restore/increase the active military pay deduction…by the end of session, the current $5000 deduction was restored and a new $6250 deduction was created for retired pay. Although total exemptions […]

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NGAUS Legislative Alert; Fiscal 2017 Budget Signed

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017  The omnibus spending agreement reached by Congress to fund the government through Oct. 1 was signed by President Donald Trump Friday. In total, the law provides $593 billion in defense spending, an increase of $19.9 billion over fiscal year 2016 spending levels. This includes: $516.1 billion in base discretionary funding […]

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NGAUS Legislative Alert; 30 March 2017

NGAUS strongly supports S. 697 and H.R. 1687, the Tax Relief for Guard and Reserve Training Act.  S. 697 was introduced in the Senate by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Tom Udall (D-NM), as well as in the House as H.R. 1687 by Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), on March 22nd. This legislation would increase the […]