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The National Guard Association of Vermont contributes to the preservation and enrichment of our heritage of freedom, democracy, and patriotism. The Association strives to foster and improve the Vermont National Guard and the National Guard of the United States, promote the national security of the citizens of our State and the nation, and promote esprit de corps and fellowship through social functions, benefit programs, and other activities for the members of this Association and their families.

The Association engages in activities incidental to the foregoing purpose:

  • To represent the Vermont National Guard to all appropriate federal and state legislative bodies and agencies to bolster and enhance readiness in support of our State and National mission.
  • To educate the public on the Vermont National Guard's national security role, and its State and Federal missions.
  • To bolster the public image of the Vermont National Guard, encourage membership in the Army and Air National Guard, and promote the rights and benefits of present, former, and retired members of the National Guard.
  • To partnership with organizations and businesses within our community and to foster and improve the Vermont National Guard..

How to Join

Download the forms in either Microsoft Word or pdf format and submit with payment to NGA-VT, P.O. Box 694, Essex Junction, VT 05403. OR click here for online payment.

Active   (Word)    (pdf)   - Membership may be issued to a commissioned or warrant officer serving in the National Guard. Dues to be paid annually in accordance with the pay grade. Click here for online payment. Click here for current dues structure.

Retired Life   (Word)    (pdf)   - $125. Membership may be issued to a former member of the Association who is retired from the National Guard or eligible for retirement based upon National Guard service. Dues to be paid in the amount of $125. Click here for online payment.

Associate Member   (Word)    (pdf)   - $50. Any active or honorably separated or retired officer, warrant officer, E8 or E9 from any branch or component and not currently a member of the Vermont National Guard, shall be eligible for Associate Membership by payment of associate membership dues. Associate members are entitled to limited privileges within the Association. Dues to be paid annually in the amount of $50. Click here for online payment.

Honorary - The current Governor of the State of Vermont shall be an Honorary Member of this Association. Spouses of deceased members of the Vermont National Guard or of deceased life members of the Association shall also be Honorary Members. The Board of Directors may grant Honorary Membership to other persons in appreciation for special contributions to the Association. Honorary Membership shall not require payment of dues.

Complimentary   (Word)    (pdf)   - Membership will be offered to all commissioned officers and warrant officers for a period of one full year and any portion of the year in which appointed. Membership begins upon initial state appointment, when reported to the Association and ends 31 December of the following year. Dues None.

Corporate Membership

The purpose of the Association is to contribute to the preservation and enrichment of our heritage of freedom, democracy, and patriotism. The Association shall strive to foster and improve the Vermont National Guard and the National Guard of the United States, promote the national security of the citizens of our State and the nation.

The objectives of the National Guard Association of Vermont are to the following:

  • To represent the Vermont National Guard to all appropriate federal and state legislative bodies and agencies to bolster and enhance readiness in support of our State and National mission.
  • To educate the public on the role of the Army and Air National Guard of Vermont in the national security and missions of our State and Nation.
  • To bolster the public image of the Vermont National Guard, encourage membership in the Army and Air National Guard, and promote the rights and benefits of present, former, and retired members of the National Guard.
  • To partnership with organizations and businesses within our community and to foster and improve the Vermont National Guard.

The NGA-VT Corporate Membership program is designed to sustain and develop partnerships between the Associations, State of Vermont Department of Economic Development, the local business community and the Vermont Army and Air National Guard. The goal of building this partnership is to promote industry involvement in defining the requirements of the National Guard to enhance the readiness and execution of it Federal and State mission. Further, each legislative session, the NGAUS asks for state and industry input to assist in identifying and forming state/industry partnership teams as it prepares its legislative priorities. This information is important in the formation of the annual NGAUS Legislative Objectives. The Legislative Priorities shape the focus of the legislative strategy each year.

Membership Levels

NGA-VT offers four levels of corporate membership with fees ranging from $200 to $2,500. Individuals and Small businesses can qualify for the lowest fee. Companies may choose the level of membership and benefits that best fit their needs: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze.

Bronze: The Bronze membership includes certificate of appreciation, recognition at NGA-VT's annual business meeting, subscription to NGA-VT newsletter, Corporate Advisory Panel membership, company name listed on NGA-VT web page.. The Bronze or basic 12-month membership costs $200.

Silver: Silver membership adds annual Ad in newsletter, two tickets to the NGA-VT Annual Ball, corporate link on NGA-VT web page, The Silver Corporate membership costs $500.

Gold: Gold membership adds Semi-annual 1/4 page Ad in newsletter, two additional tickets to NGA-VT Annual Ball, golf hole sponsor at NGA-VT tournament, Invite to special events. Gold Corporate membership costs $1,000.

Platinum: Platinum membership adds assistance with NGAUS resolution process, hospitality room sponsor at NGAUS National Conference, advertising at the national conference via State association distribution boxes. Platinum membership costs $2,500.

Join Today! Register online or download an application.

Any company, firm, organization or corporation can become a NGA-VT Corporate member upon approval of the application, and payment of an annual corporate associate membership fee. Corporate Associate members are non-voting NGA-VT members. Information and materials are available from Ms. Robin Miller, Chairperson, Corporate Committee, NGA-VT. You may reach Ms. Miller at (802) 828-5240 or by email: Robin.Miller@state.vt.us

Membership Contact:

POC: CPT Patrick Enriquez
789 National Guard Rd.
Camp Johnson, Colchester, VT 05446-3099
Day tell # (802) 338-4108; cell # (209) 298-0428
e-mail: patrick.e.enriquez.mil@mail.mil
NGA-VT mailing address: P.O. Box 694, Essex Jct., VT 05453
 

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