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2015 Race to Indy Events
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7th - 0700 Deer Creek Golf Outing
8th - 1000 Convention Center Pre-Registration Opens
9th - 1800 Welcome Night @ Veterans Memorial Park
Wear your favorite team jersey. It’s a tailgate party.
10th - 1700 SEL Reception @ Hyatt, Room E-F
- 1830 Jr. Enlisted Night @ Colts Grille
Everyone welcome. Scan your badge for a free drink ticket upon entry. Meet and greet with Blue the mascot, Colts Cheerleaders, and see the Lombardi Trophy. Enjoy light snacks and music by DJ. All compliments of our generous sponsor Military Benefit Association (MBA). Purchase raffle tickets from the Jr. Enlisted to win various sports memorabilia and other great prizes. Proceeds will benefit WCFA.
*Show your conference badge for 10 percent off food during the week at Colts Grille.
11th - 1800 All-Area Hospitality @ Military Park
Pin night ribbons provided by MBA. Visit booth # 100 for your complimentary ribbon
12th - 1730 President’s Reception @ ICC 137-139
-1830 All States Banquet & Awards Program
Booth #121: Silvertowne Mint
Redeem ticket for your complimentary conference coin
Booth #415: Habitat for Humanity
Build and paint two play houses to gift to veteran families. Donations will benefit WCFA and Veterans Build.
EANGUS Booth #323
Enter RAFFLE to win a 65" Mitsubishi TV shipped to your home! Drawings at Business Sessions. Must be present to win. Submit your ticket at registration to receive exhibitor information and chances to win great raffle prizes!
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To donate to WCFA /Building Fund / Life Legacy, text "donation" to 52-886.
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Senate confirms Dunford as next Joint Chiefs Chairman
The Senate confirmed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, after a brief dispute between Pentagon leaders and the chamber's leading critic of military sexual assault policy.
Senate passes Roberts Bill to help veterans save for health care
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, recently announced the Senate passed legislation he introduced that gives veterans and their families more freedom when saving for health care. The legislation passed by a vote of 91-4 and will now head to the president to be signed into law.
Senate moves closer to allowing GI Bill startups
A Senate panel recently advanced legislation that would allow veterans to use their GI Bill benefits to start small businesses.
The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee unanimously passed the bill, dubbed the Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2015 out of committee.
Congressional commission tours Camp Shelby
Mississippi Republican Senators, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, recently welcomed to Mississippi, the National Commission on the Future of the Army. The senators, who were in Washington on senate business also used to the occasion to promote and commend the state's National Guard.
Atterbury offers information to help army make future decisions
Members of a commission gathering information that helps shape decisions about the future of the Army recently visited Camp Atterbury near Edinburgh.
Force 2025 and beyond: How the army is preparing for its future
Over the past year, the Army has refined its vision, its operating concept, and its strategy for comprehensive change. Here's how they all fit together.
DoD: Military health system running out of money
The military health system is running out of money for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30 and may face a crisis if Congress does not immediately authorize an additional $900 million, according to defense officials.
National Guard Enlisted Association helped by SCU
Service Credit Union recently presented a $1,000 contribution to the New Hampshire National Guard Enlisted Association.
The donation will be used to purchase state specific enlisted association pins for members who attend the national conference in August and trade these pins with other state organizations.
Military Benefit Association sponsors enlisted National Guard soldiers at the 44th Annual EANGUS Exposition — Race to Indy
The Military Benefit Association will be a major sponsor again at "Race To Indy," the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States 44th exposition in Indianapolis, Ind. The MBA team is looking forward to meeting and greeting the EANGUS members and showing off some of the best pricing in terms of life insurance, the industry has to offer.
Oklahoma, Tulsa begin push for F-35 base at Tulsa International Airport
Tulsa's Air National Guard Base is tucked away at the north end of Tulsa International Airport, out of sight and probably out of mind for most area residents.
But the base is home to one of the Air National Guard’s largest and most decorated fighter wings, the 138th, and state and local officials hope it also will be home to the U.S. military's most expensive weapons system, the F-35 Lightning II.
EANGUS "We Care for America" Foundation: Program suspended until further notice
The National Guard Soldier and Airmen Relief Fund was created many years ago through a generous grant from a corporate partner. Over time, this fund has supported National Guard members faster than we have replenished the funds. As a result, we have had to temporarily suspend the program and focus on rebuilding the reserves.
To donate: https://eangus.org/wcfa/
TRICARE Retiree Dental Program and The Veteran Affairs Dental Insurance Program
For nearly three decades, Delta Dental Federal Government Programs has had the honor and pleasure of working with active duty, Guard/Reserve and retired military members through our administration of the dental programs under TRICARE and Veterans Affairs. Aside from being able to serve these fine individuals, one of the greatest rewards has been our relationship with your Association and other members of The Military Coalition. Through this partnership, we have been able to help countless military families maintain and improve their dental and overall health. Because most people are now getting their information electronically, I wanted to let you know about some great new e-tools that we have available.
Attached is our Marketing Representative Regions map.
New TRICARE TV Episode: TRICARE's Pharmacy Formulary Process
Watch this episode of TRICARE TV to learn about the TRICARE Pharmacy Formulary Process.
Visit Guard Your Health Today!
Guard Your Health
Guard Your Health is a central place online for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members to find information and resources on health and medical readiness. Website visitors can access health tips, expert commentary, and community forums on topics such as nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, dental health, readiness, and family resilience.
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Proceeds benefit The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States.
EANGUS Membership Directory Program
Over the next few months, (PCI) will be contacting all members via e-mail, USPS and by phone. Only those members who provide information for their directory listing will be included in the directory.
This is a great opportunity for EANGUS to get updated contact information for our members.
As privacy is a concern for many of our members, it’s important to note that only those members who provide their directory listing information will be included in the printed directory. The publisher works under a very strict confidentiality agreement with EANGUS and will only use the information provided for the purpose of contacting members to gather data and to sell the directory. Only EANGUS members can purchase a directory. It is copyrighted and cannot be used by any member for solicitation purposes.
Please feel free to contact EANGUS Member Services Department with any questions or concerns – Member-Services1@eangus.org or call us at 1-800-234-3264.
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