National Guard Enlisted Association. Largest Enlisted Reserve Component Association over 414,000 enlisted Airmen, Soldiers, & Families. Created in 1970 by a group of Senior Noncommissioned Officers. Was created to give the Enlisted National Guard a voice on Capital Hill.
Pay Raises! 3.4% pay increase for members of the uniformed service for FY 2010
More Money! $300 per weekend for IDT travel (with conditions)
More Education! New GI Bill with stipends and better benefits
More Affordable! Held TRICARE fees at today’s level, not 350% increase
More Health Care! Extends VA care from 2 years to 5
More Retirement Points! Was 90 per year, now 130 per year
Earlier Retirement! Deployment time counts for earlier retirement
Pay! Urging a 1.9% pay raise, even though Administration only asked for 1.4%
More Full Time People! Additional AGR’s and Mil Techs - readiness
More Protections! Hold TRICARE fees at current level
Longer re-up Periods! Reenlist for up to 8 years, not capped at 6
More for your Spouse! Tuition assistance program for spouses
Sabbatical! Rotate off active status for up to 3 years, then return
More Equipment! Over a billion dollars invested in your protection
State Sponsored Life Insurance (SSLI)
Did you know that every member of the Minnesota National Guard is covered with $1,000 SSLI at no cost to the member. This $1,000 benefit is provided through the Militia Insurance Trust Group Life Insurance Plan. You do not need to be a member of NGAUS or MNGEA to get this.
It is derived from United States Public Law 93-289, May 24, 1974; Sections 204 and 206 of Title 37, United States Code. Minnesota provides SSLI through their National Guard Associations, sponsorship of the Group Life Plans detailed in their Web sites. You can find out more at http://www.ngssli.com/ and http://www.ngamn.org/insurance.php.
Key Benefits of the SSLI * $500,000+ in coverage available for the MN National Guardsman through a combination of the SSLI plans.
* Coverage available for the spouse and children. * Rates do not go up just because you separate from the National Guard -you can keep coverage when you
separate. * Coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. * No War Exclusion - you are covered in combat. * No Aviation Exclusion - aviators are covered. * New Recruits are eligible for $10,000 SSLI coverage under the MIT Group Life Insurance Plan at no cost for
the first year of service in the MN National Guard. Enrollment must occur with in 90 days of joining the MN
Go to www.NGSSLI.com for more information including eligibility, benefits, rates, exclusions, limitations and renewal provisions. Enrollment forms are also available online.
Contact information: call R. Austin Jenkins, CLU at 1-800-633-8333 Policy service: toll free 1-800-633-8333
MNGEA & EANGUS need your help!
We need your continued membership so our state and federal legislators will hear our voice.
HELP US CONTINUE THE FIGHT TO PROTECT OUR CURRENT BENEFITS, ADVOCATE FOR QUALITY OF LIFE CONCERNS, & REACH OUR FUTURE LEGISLATIVE GOALS.