News & Updates

NGAMA Wins Bid To Host NGAUS 2020 Conference

NGAMA recently won a competitive selection process with several other states to host the NGAUS General Conference and Exhibition scheduled for 2020. For the last six months many NGAMA members have been working on creating and contributing to the NGAMA Boston 2020...

Successful Regional Commanders Receptions Held

Three highly successful Regional Commanders Receptions were held throughout the state with over 100 NGAMA members attending the informative socials. The socials were held February in Springfield, and two were held in March at West Bridgewater and at Hanscom AFB. The...

NGAMA Plans For A Busy Fall

NGAMA is planning for a busy fall with a variety of activities. We are always looking for members to serve on Committee and assist in planning our initiatives. If you are interested in assisting your Association please write to Contact@NGAMA.org. Here are some of...

History-Making Chicago NGAUS Conference Completed

The NGAMA delegation led by the Adjutant General Maj Gen L Scott Rice and NGAMA First Vice President Lt Col Sean Halbrook helped create history at the Chicago NGAUS Conference. Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst, the adjutant general of Ohio since January 2011, was elected...

Chapter 33 Legislation Approved By State Legislature

One of NGAMA’s legislative priorities, the updating of Massachusetts State Statute Chapter 33 has recently passed the State Legislature and awaits the signature of Governor Patrick. Chapter 33 is the state statute that governs the Massachusetts National Guard. Chapter...

Successful Regional Commanders Receptions Held

Three highly successful Regional Commanders Receptions were held throughout the state with over 100 NGAMA members attending the informative socials. The socials were held February in Springfield, and two were held in March at West Bridgewater and at Hanscom AFB. The...

Congressman William Keating Receives NGAUS Award

Major General L. Scott Rice, The Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, presented William R. Keating, U.S. Representative for the 9th Congressional District of Massachusetts, the Charles Dick Medal of Merit. The Charles Dick Medal of Merit was...

Great Year for Mass National Guard

NGAMA Annual Conference The NGAMA State Conference was revised and re-scheduled as an evening Business Meeting at the Minuteman Commons on Hanscom AFB on May 22nd. The Business meeting included the election of the 2013-2014 NGAMA Officers and Executive Committee. LTC...

NGAMA Visits Congress

Every year NGAMA travels to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation. This year with Sequestration forcing budget cuts, the meetings were especially critical for members of the National Guard. Senior members of NGAMA...

NGAMA/NGAUS Resolutions Process

Resolutions are the legislative driving force for NGAUS. The Resolution process is used to establish what items NGAUS will try to lobby Congress. Commanders at all levels should take an active part in the resolution process. This is where commanders and officers have...

Boston Children’s Hospital Virtual Toy Ruck

NGAMA is proud to support the tenth annual Boston Children's Hospital Virtual Toy Ruck, hosted by the 164th Transportation Battalion. Please join us...

MA COVID-19 Response Bonus

Commonwealth of Massachusetts enacts a $500 bonus for Guard members activated in response to the COVID-19 State of Emergency. The Commonwealth...

Association Website Gets New Look for a New Era

Website redesign combines updated branding with a vision for the future After months of hard work, the Association's Executive Committee relaunched...

Link up with NGAMA via LinkedIn

Introducing more ways to engage with your Association and connect with peers Now it's easier than ever to get the news, updates and other...

NGAMA Hires New Executive Director

Current National Guard member and local lobbyist chosen as newest Executive Director The Executive Committee of the National Guard Association of...