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July 11, 2013

The Air National Guard does not have the money for nearly 40 percent of the mission adjustments that Congress directed it to implement in the Fiscal Year 2013 Defense Authorization Act.

June 27, 2013

The National Guard Bureau is revisiting its requirements for homeland security missions as it assesses its future, according to Guard officials.

June 20, 2013

Air Force Reserve Command is preparing to implement some major changes that include transferring two squadrons of C-130J cargo aircraft from Mississippi to North Carolina and standing down the units associated with them while investing in upgrades for some of its weather planes.

June 20, 2013

The National Guard Bureau this week will begin briefing the adjutants general for 54 states and territories on its strategic realignment plans.

June 14, 2013

The House Appropriations Committee wants to add eight UH-60 Mike-model Black Hawks to the Army's planned buy of 65 in fiscal year 2014, according to the panel's defense spending bill.

June 12, 2013

House authorizers are supportive of Defense Department plans to create a common method of measuring and comparing the costs of deploying active-duty service members and reserve forces, according to a congressional report.

May 23, 2013

Lockheed Martin and the Air Force believe they have put in
place the best possible acquisition strategy for recapitalizing the service's
AC-130 gunships by modifying MC-130Js after they leave the assembly line, Air
Force and company representatives said in interviews last week.

May 22, 2013

The Defense Department wants to shift $750 million to pay for urgent war costs with funds originally set aside to prepare reserve forces from across the services for operations in Afghanistan and elsewhere, according to a reprogramming request sent to Congress last week.

May 15, 2013

Members of the Reserve Forces Policy Board have urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to include National Guard and Reserve priorities in the ongoing Strategic Choices and Management Review, seeking more directly than before a comparison with the active-duty military in the face of shrinking budgets, according to a May 6 memo from the group.

May 9, 2013

As the military prepares for whatever follows a decade of large-scale ground wars, reserve forces are likely to undergo changes to how they are employed and for what purposes, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said this week.

May 2, 2013

The Air National Guard expects to see a $39 million loss resulting from more than $80 million in sequestration budget cuts to fiscal year 2013 funding Congress specifically set aside for the service component's modernization needs, even though the Guard has seen its dependency on that funding triple over the past four fiscal years.

April 26, 2013

The National Guard Association of the United States has sharply criticized the Army for plans to dial up the use of active-duty forces while scaling back reserve component deployments to save money.

April 24, 2013

The National Guard Association of the United States has sharply criticized the Army for plans to dial up the use of active-duty forces while scaling back reserve component deployments to save money.

April 11, 2013

Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member James Inhofe (R-OK) has nominated former Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force, which will study and report its findings on the service's force structure to Congress in 2014.

March 21, 2013

The Air Force plans to discuss with Congress next month why a squadron of Reserve airmen that provides support to Global Hawk intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions was slated for deactivation this September.

March 20, 2013

Air Force reserve component leaders are concerned that ongoing congressional budget issues may negatively impact modernization plans for Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard aircraft efforts, in particular F-16 targeting pods and the C-130's fuel control system.

March 7, 2013

The Air Force will present to Congress by October a plan for
maximizing its total force capabilities along with the Air National Guard and
Air Force Reserve.

February 27, 2013

The Defense Department has agreed to institute a new consultative process that will smooth the path toward incorporating the priorities of state governors into DOD's budget process.

February 8, 2013

A group of Pentagon advisers has offered a new definition for the term "operational reserve" out of concern that senior leaders are creating "potential confusion" by using the moniker inconsistently.

February 7, 2013

The Air Force Reserve will begin standing up several intelligence squadrons within the next few months that will assist the Defense Department with its strategic shift toward the Asia-Pacific region, a move that was required by Congress.