News & Updates

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 Massachusetts (NGAMA) recently voted to hire Matthew McKenna of Tenax Strategies as their new Executive Director. Matthew...

New NGAUS / NGAMA Dues Rates

During the 2019 Conference in Denver NGAUS members overwhelmingly voted to streamline the Active Annual dues structure. In the past, dues were based on officer pay grades, resulting in 15 separate levels. The current change reduces these to the three categories listed...

Large NGAMA Contingent Attends Nashville Conference

Lead by Massachusetts Adjutant General, Major General L. Scott Rice and NGAMA Association President Lt Col Sean Halbrook, over 50 NGAMA members and their guest attended the 137th Annual NGAUS Conference in Nashville, TN on September 10-14, 2015. This was the largest...

NGAMA Life Member Luncheon Draws a Crowd

We had seventy life members signed up to attend our annual luncheon at the Commons at Hanscom AFB. Unfortunately due to the severe weather we experienced that day, thirteen could make it. Still this represented the largest response we experienced in several years....

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 [email protected]. 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...

The accurate history of environmental conservation at JBCC

[In response to “Opinion/Your Turn: Support EPA in fight against JBCC machine gun range proposal” by Mark Forest and Eric Turkington, Cape Cod...

Special Offer from Quicken Loans

Quicken Loans, a valued NGAMA sponsor is extending their special Home Loan offers exclusively for NGAMA members. The program will run through July...

FEMA Funeral Assistance

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-related Deaths In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses...

Recommended Changes for 2021 Officer Elections

UPDATE: RESULTS OF COMMENT PERIOD Feedback was requested from the 623 paid and complementary Association members. There were 67 members who...

NGAUS Call for Nominations

NGAUS 2021 Awards—Call for Nominations! The NGAUS Awards Program recognizes outstanding National Guard men and women, as well as individuals and...