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Supporting Our Mission

All PNGAS activities are done with one goal in mind: Protecting the Pennsylvania National Guard and ensuring they are fully funded, manned, equipped, and trained to perform their federal and state missions; and that members and veterans have the benefits they have earned. We continue to support our mission through many initiatives.

PNGAS Legislative Scorecard

Four years ago, we were told PNGAS couldn’t impact an organization as big as our National Guard and that we should just focus on membership and our annual conference. But under the leadership of Chad Rettew, Chairman; Louis Fabrizi, Vice Chairman; and Kathleen Fabrizi, Executive Director; PNGAS has developed a focused and dedicated team tackling major initiatives and delivering big results.

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Veteran’s Action Council

The PNGAS VAC prioritizes and advances legislation helping veterans; facilitates initiatives with the Department of Military and Veteran’s Affairs (DMVA) to help connect veterans to a broad range of services available at the local and state level; supports communications between local/state veteran’s programs and DMVA to reduce overlap and develop synergies.

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Call for Resolutions

All members are invited to submit resolutions for consideration at any time. State and national resolutions inform our legislative teams and set our priorities for legislative action. Approved resolutions become our mission on manpower, force structure, roles and missions, equipment, personnel policy, family issues, and other matters impacting our lives as Service Members.

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Guardsman To Guardsman Program (G2G)

G2G offers a grant of up to $500 for Pennsylvania National Guard members and their families who show a qualifying need.

To apply for the program, simply, contact your Family Assistance Center or Airmen/Family Program Managers. The approval authority for all grants rests with the State Family Program Director.

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PNGAS Jobs Board

The Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) mobilized the PNGAS Jobs Board to help Guard members, veterans, their spouses, and families get good, Guard Friendly Jobs. The Jobs Board and all PNGAS programs are fully funded by corporate, foundation, and citizen donations – no taxpayer funds are used to support PNGAS.

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Education Action Council

The EAC is amplifying the best practices that so many schools are advancing and deploying to help our members and veterans of the Guard and their families get their degrees with flexibility, understanding, and affordability. The EAC is also advancing military credentialing and professional license portability and reciprocity.

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Business Action Council

The Business Action Council is focused on delivering strong results and ready-access for members and veterans of the Guard and their families.

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Action Councils

Our Action Councils are designed to bring together higher education, business leaders, and veterans to ensure that our Pennsylvania Guardsmen and their families get maximum value for the benefits they have earned.

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PNGAS Thanks Our Sponsors

League of Pennsylvania
Keystone Leadership
Advocacy Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Commonwealth Club