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Here's What the Guard and Reserve Gets in the 2020 Defense Spending Bill

| Posted in NGRC In The News 12 Dec 2019 | By Amy Bushatz Reservists and National Guard members could soon see expanded access to Tricare for some troops, the return of some benefits after certain deployments and help for students through an annual defense spending deal brokered on Capitol Hill this we...

Scobee Focuses on Retaining Airmen at Caucus Breakfast

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WASHINGTON D.C. -- The House National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus hosted a breakfast with National Guard and Reserve service chiefs on Capitol Hill, April 30. Senior leaders from each component discussed their top issues and emphasized the need for predictable and stable budgets. In addition, Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, ...

Reps. Young & Takai Introduce Bill to Reduce Barriers for Rural Guard and Reserve Members

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Alaska Congressman Don Young and Representative Mark Takai (D-HI) today introduced the bipartisan Rural Guard and Reserve Act of 2016 to eliminate barriers facing members of the National Guard and Reserves living in rural areas of the country. The legislation seeks to increase rural participation and remove cost-prohibitive factors in the National Guard and Reserves by reforming an arbitrary $300 ...

New York Guardsmen Commerate Fallen

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