Why should I get an Active Lifetime Membership through NGAUS?
First off, it saves you money. A newly commissioned officer over time in the Guard will save approximately $3000 - $3500. You can set up payments through NGAUS and you are a member for life. NGAAL gets credit for you throughout the year. A lifetime membership will cost you $1000. However, NGAAL will refund you $250 for a total of $750!
Is NGAAL considering a lifetime membership option?
The executive council is looking into a lifetime membership option for NGAAL. A lot of factors go into the decision to offer a lifetime membership and it has to be profitable for the members of the Association as a whole.
Did NGAUS change their pay scale for membership?
Active-Annual: Membership may be issued to a commissioned or warrant officer serving in the National Guard. (Dues to be paid annually in accordance with Company, Field and Flag grade)
Company Grade, WO1, CW2, CW3=$40;
Field Grade, CW4, CW5=$80;
Will NGAAL go to a smaller category of pay scales versus the 15+ pay scales now?
The executive council for NGAAL is looking into a three rate category
O1-O3 and W1-W2 will pay $30.00 for an Annual Membership
O4-O6 and W3-W5 will pay $60.00 for and Annual Membership
O7 and above will pay $90.00 for an Annual Membership