News & Updates

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...

NGAMA Announces Scholarships Changes – Now $2,000

The NGAMA Executive Committee and Scholarship Committee recently announced some significant changes to the 2013 Scholarship Program. This year NGAMA will award two, $2,000 Scholarships. The categories of eligibility remains the same: current members of the...

Junior Officers Receive Unique Professional Development

10/4/2012 - WASHINGTON -- Thirty-six junior officers from the Massachusetts National Guard participated in the state's second annual Officer Professional Development Staff Ride here, Sept. 24-27. The trip was partially funded by NGAMA. The select group, consisting of...

Thanks To You NGB Chief Gets Seat on Joint Chiefs

Thanks to the legislative efforts of NGAMA and the other members of NGAUS, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau is now a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley became a member of the Joint Chiefs on December 31, when President Barack...

NGAMA Receives NGAUS Most Improved Membership Award

At the recent 2011 NGAUS Conference held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, NGAMA was recognized as the state with the Most Improved Membership. The award was presented to NGAMA during the Conference Business session. At the Conference registration deadline in July, NGAMA's...

Congresswoman Tsongas Receives NGAUS Award

Massachusetts Congresswoman Nikki Tsongas was recently presented with the NGUAS Charles Dick Medal of Merit. The presentation was made by MG Joseph Carter, Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, LTC David Hencke, President of NGAMA and Pete Duffy,...

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...

CTU Patriot Scholarship

NGAMA is always looking for solutions to make higher education more accessible and affordable for our Soldiers and Airmen. Please see the...