May 2014

New NGEF Staff Has Guard Roots

Family roots in the Maryland militia spurred the newest National Guard Educational Foundation staffer’s interest in the National Guard. Ryan Trainor, 28, started today as the National Guard Memorial Museum’s archivist and museum specialist. He will focus on creating and researching exhibits, developing the archives, giving tours of the museum and implementing a collection development [...]

NGAUS/NGEF Delegation Travels to Normandy for 70th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 2, 2014, a delegation from NGAUS will leave for Normandy to take part in the anniversary ceremonies in recognition of the 70th Anniversary of the allied forces’ landing on the beaches of northern France, D-Day, June 6, 1944. That dark, blustery morning, the soldiers of the 29th Infantry Division (Md., Va. and D.C.) [...]