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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 Legislative Alert #15-9
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.

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NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-10
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.

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NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-11
The Issue: Modernize the Guard’s Black Hawk fleet.

Immediate Action Required: Ask your Senators and Representatives to support the House Armed Services and House Appropriations versions of the FY16 defense bills which authorize and appropriate $138.8M for 8 additional UH-60M helicopters for the Army National Guard.

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16th Annual Car Show
The weather looks promising for our Car Show this Saturday at the Indiana War Memorial, so bring the family out and enjoy the day. There will be prizes, music, food and some very classy things on wheels. Or, better yet, get your classic out of storage and enter it in the competition. All proceeds benefit the Education Grant Fund,

EANGUS and NGAUS Conference registration
Don’t forget that registration is open for EANGUS Indy and NGAUS Nashville, TN. For information and registration, visit the home page which has links to both conferences.

Mike Sturm
Executive Director
National Guard Association of Indiana