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View a recap of our events at the 57th Annual NGAT Conference.

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The National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of our 2016 Scholarship contest.

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As of April 2015, NGAT is issuing a FREE $1,000 life insurance policy for everyone who is active in the Texas National Guard -- both Army and Air Guard. The policy will be effective until you are no longer in the Texas National Guard. Members of the State Guard are not eligible for the free life insurance policy.

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NGAT started publishing a digital edition of the magazine, in addition to the printed copy, two years ago. A notice was published in several magazine editions, requesting you to contact us if you wanted to continue receiving the magazine by regular mail.

Stay in touch with what's going on with NGAT. If you are not receiving your NGAT News magazine by email or regular mail, contact us today! Call 512-454-7300 or click the link below to email us.

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The state legislative session ended with no legislation amending the Hazlewood educational benefits. The Senate and House could not agree on changes to eligibility or legacy, so Hazlewood remains unchanged. Basic eligibility is to have entered the service from Texas, served at least 180 days in Title 10 status, and be a resident of the state. The eligible veteran may use the 150 free credit hours at a state university, or may pass eligibility to a dependent child. We strongly recommend that you avail yourself of the benefit at the earliest time possible, because the benefit (basic and/or legacy) remains at risk.

Executive Committee


Kenn White




Tony Carter

Vice President

Brian Hildenbrand


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NGAT Calendar

May 2, 2016 - NGAT Board of Directors Meeting

June 7-8, 2016 - NGAT Executive Committee Meeting

August 21-24, 2016 - EANGUS Conference, New Orleans, LA

September 9-12, 2016 - NGAUS Conference, Baltimore, MD



The purposes of the National Guard Association Texas shall be:

To be a premier professional organization that serves and advances the needs and interests of its members and provides advocacy and support for the Texas Military Forces.

To promote and support adequate National Security.

To foster and improve the National Guard of Texas and the National Guard of the United States as a component of the Armed Forces of the United States.

To preserve and perpetuate the history and traditions of the National Guard of Texas.

To further the educational opportunities of young people and to support educational, literary or scientific activities, including the granting of educational scholarships to annual and life members of the National Guard Association of Texas and their dependents. The Association shall provide for an Educational Foundation to be known as the National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation.


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