2017

Remember to Write: 150 Years of Letters Home

Remember to Write: 150 Years of Letters Home               Writing home has always been a part of the National Guard’s history tracing back to the colonial militias.  Letters and packages from love ones are a crucial factor in maintaining high spirits and morale.  They provide a brief escape to normalcy during times of conflict [...]

NGEF Hosts Book Panel

  On July 26, 2017, NGEF hosted a panel review of Major MJ Hegar’s Shoot Like a Girl.  NGEF hosted approximately 25 guests from around the local area for a round-table discussion of Major Hegar’s fascinating autobiography, Shoot Like a Girl.  The title refers to the oft quoted rubric that women shoot better than men because [...]

AGAUS 2017

AGAUS visits the National Capital Foodbank during Conference Weekend.   This year, as in years past, the Adjutant General Association of the United States (AGAUS) held their conference at the NGAUS headquarters in Washington, DC.  The National Guard Memorial is also home to NGEF and we were delighted to escort the AGAUS Spouses around the [...]