Why Join NGAGA and NGAUS?
Because both Associations are working for you!
- Monthly National Guard Magazine
- Representation on issues directly affecting Guardsmen such as pay, education benefits, equipment modernization, missioning and military construction
- NGAUS Travel
- Preferred Vision Care
- Free Drivers Licenses
- Free Car Tag
- Georgia Guard Insurance Trust - providing affordable life insurance that can be taken into retirement
- Georgia Guard Credit Union - Set up and run to benefit the Georgia Guardsmen and their families
- Free accidental death benefit of $1,000
- Technician Insurance Plan
- NGAUS MasterCard with WorldPoints
- New NGAUS/EANGUS TRICARE Select Supplement Insurance
What has NGAGA Done Lately?
Your Associations continue to be hard at work for you.
Check out the recent accomplishments below:
- A $600 million add to the budget to address equipment shortfalls in the National Guard and Reserves. Total budget for this line item is $6.9 billion
- DODs cost share for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program increased from 60 to 75 percent
- Prohibits DOD from retiring fighter aircraft and moving the people assigned to those missions until the Secretary of the Air Force submits a report
- Secretaries of the military departments are now required to provide reserve component members injured on active duty information on the availability of care through community-based warrior transition units, including the location of the nearest community-based warrior transition unit to their homes.
- Reserve retirees (Gray Area Retirees) who have not yet reached age 60 are now eligible for TRICARE Standard
- Implementing a 3.9% pay raise
- Reduced the age Reserve Component personnel receive retired pay by three months for every aggregate 90 days of active duty service in support of contingency operation after 28 January 2008.