Important Holiday Message
The holidays are a time of great celebration that also can be challenging for some. Take time to check in with your Battle Buddies and Wingmen. Help is available 24/7 at the Veterans Crisis Line, (800) 273-8255. Gen. Frank J. Grass and Chief Mitch Brush wish you, your families and friends a safe and happy holiday season!
2016 NGB Posture Statement
Postured For Future Challenges
In this time of uncertainty where national and global security challenges are intertwined with fiscal constraints, the National Guard stands ready to meet these challenges and open a new chapter in its long and proud history. This new chapter begins with a National Guard that is accessible, responsive, and capable.
A strategic transition is underway – a necessary transition driven by constrained resources after over 13 years of sustained combat operations. While we must deal realistically with budget limits and a volatile global landscape, we must always ensure that we are ready to do the three things we do extraordinarily well: fight America’s wars, respond in the homeland, and build partnerships.
A Survivor's Story
Survivor Angela Powell-Woulfe tells her story of how she overcame adversity after her father, a Michigan Army National Guardsman, made the choice to end his life. Her powerful story serves as a beacon for others to connect to as she has been courageous enough to share her story of how she fought through the tragedy of suicide to become a remarkable survivor.
Video Shot and Edited by SSG Adam Fischman