Your 2016 Board:
Executive Director - Col Jeff (Abe) Aebischer
Past President - LTC Miguel Lopez (ARNG)
President Col. Stephanie Sheppard (ANG)
Vice President LTC Jim Harper (ARNG)
Secretary - Capt Tara Bruner (ANG)
Treasurer - CW4 Shane McKenna (ARNG)
TAG appointee ANG - Lt Col Britt Vanshur
TAG appointee ARNG - LTC Chris Burt
This site is for members and potential members of the National Guard Association of Idaho.
Current local initiatives / priorities:
· Improving and maintaining our working relationship with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard - Idaho (EANGUS).
· Making National Guard income exempt from Idaho State tax.
· Increasing and making the State Education Assistance Program (SEAP) permanent / lowering in-State tuiton to State institutions.
· Discounted hunting/fishing license for military members.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, first Join NGAUS through the State Association. Then get involved in a committee and seek out your elected officials for more information. The ONLY way you can apply for this opportunity it through INGOA....
NGAUS to Host Company Grades in DC
NGAUS will sponsor visits to the nation's capital this year for two National Guard company-grade officers and some warrant officers from each of the states, territories and the District of Columbia. The purpose of this professional development program is to expose young officers to the legislative process and provide an inside look at the Defense Department.
The program is open to all company-grade officers in the Guard, including warrant officers 1 and warrant officers 2.
"The young officers in the National Guard represent the force's future," said retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS…
NGAUS Welcomes New Army National Guard Director
WASHINGTON (March 27, 2015) — The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president.
"Army National Guardsmen nationwide congratulate Maj. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy of Nebraska on his Senate confirmation this morning to be the next director of the Army National Guard.
"Maj. Gen. Judd L. Lyons has done a good job under trying circumstances over the last 14 months as the acting director of the Army National Guard, but today's challenges require a director who is allowed to develop and implement a vision for the force.
"General Kadavy, a former adjutant general and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the right leader with the right experience at the right time for the Army National Guard. And he will have the authority to move our force forward.
"We are elated with his confirmation and we look…Continue
Current Legislative Alerts, click on the links to take Action.
NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-1
Time spent receiving medical care would qualify as active-duty time for Post-9/11 GI Bill education assistance
NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-2
Recognize the service of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces by honoring them with veteran status
NGAUS Legislative Alert #15-3
Reauthorizing and Strengthening the National Guard State Partnership Program