The National Guard Association of West Virginia (NGAWV) was founded in 1959 as the professional organization of the West Virginia National Guard and its members.
NATIONAL GUARD ASSOCIATION
OF WEST VIRGINIA
The National Guard Association of West Virginia (NGAWV) was founded in 1959 as the professional organization of the West Virginia National Guard and its members. NGAWV is not a military organization, but a private IRS recognized charitable organization of current and former military personnel. NGAWV was created to provide a strong, unified voice in which the needs of Guard members could be realized and supported. Your membership and support are very important in ensuring our collective voice remains strong.
The mission of the National Guard Association of West Virginia is:
To promote and improve national security
To foster and improve The National Guard of West Virginia and the National Guard of the United States
To sponsor or participate in activities of a patriotic nature
To provide insurance benefits for members and their dependents
To carry on programs to perpetuate the memory of deceased veterans and members of the United States Armed Forces and to comfort their survivors
To promote the common good, social welfare and general welfare of the people of the community
To provide social and recreational activities for members
To provide assistance to hospitalized veterans within the scope and resources of the Association
The mission of the National Guard Association of West Virginia is to promote the homeland of America by ensuring the West Virginia Army and Air National Guard has the necessary personnel, equipment, and infrastructure to carry out assigned missions.
Benefits for members of NGAWV include life insurance, scholarship opportunities, and better communications to legislators and policy makers to ensure that your interests are being represented at state and national levels.
The Corporate Sponsorship program is designed to sustain and develop partnerships between the association, corporate members and the Army and Air National Guard. This helps industry better serve the Guard while assisting NGAWV in executing its priorities.
Benefits for corporate members can range based on the level of sponsorship. Add your voice to thousands of others who understand the role of the National Guard in the nation’s security and want to enhance its capabilities
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The NGAWV participates in numerous events throughout the year to include the annual State Conference and the NGAUS National Conference. We invite you to join us at an upcoming event.
144th General Conference & Exhibition
August 26 - 29, 2022
Join us for the 144th General Conference & Exhibition. More than 2,000 Army and Air National Guard officers from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia gather to connect, party and get down to business setting the NGAUS upcoming legislative agenda.
The National Guard: At the Heart of It All
2023 NGAWV/EANGWV State Conference
April 28 - 29, 2023
Join us for the 2023 NGAWV/EANGWV State Conference. We will gather to connect and discuss business, legislative priorities and impact we can make in West Virginia.