The National Guard has a unique dual mission that consists of both Federal and State roles. For state missions, the governor, through the state Adjutant General, commands Guard forces. The governor can call the National Guard into action during local or statewide emergencies, such as storms, fires, earthquakes or civil disturbances. In addition, the President of the United States can activate the National Guard for participation in federal missions.
If you are currently an Army National Guard (ARNG) soldier or spouse, the ARNG Institute will help you achieve your personal academic goals. This site offers career advice, degree programs, and education benefits to ARNG soldiers.
The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States is dedicated to promoting the status, welfare and professionalism of enlisted members of the National Guard by supporting legislation that provides adequate staffing, pay, benefits, entitlements, equipment and installations for the National Guard
Commissioned officers and warrant officers of the Army and Air National Guard are eligible for NGAUS membership. Historically, nearly all eligible Guard officers have paid their dues and belonged to NGAUS.
The federal agency which allocates missions and resources for the federal mission of the National Guard of the several states and territories.