NGAT is proud to recognize NGAT members, members of the Texas Military Forces, government officials and organizations for heroic actions, outstanding achievements, and periods of meritorious service to the Texas Military Forces. NGAT is now accepting award recommendations for the 2023 NGAT Awards. Deadline for submissions is March 6, 2023.
NGAT Awards Program
The Awards Program of the National Guard Association of Texas is designed to recognize. NGAT members, members of the Texas Military Forces, government officials and organizations for heroic actions, outstanding achievements, and periods of meritorious service to the Texas Military Forces and/or the National Guard Association of Texas. The Awards Committee, who is appointed by the president of NGAT carefully selects award recipients from submitted nominations.
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Click Here to download nomination procedures.
Click Here to download past Minuteman Recipients.
The Minuteman Award
The Davy Crockett Award
The Jose Navarro Award
The Sam Houston Award
General K. L. Berry Award
LTC James A. Spring Humanitarianism Award
The Spirit of Texas Award
Honorary Life Membership
NGAT Certificate of Appreciation
Since 1959, NGAT has been the voice advocating for the men and women of the Texas Army and Air National Guard.
State Sponsored Life Insurance (SSLI)
Group Term Insurance
This is a low-cost group term life insurance policy which provides coverage on the member, their spouse, and their dependent children. Starting at $3.66 a month for $10,000 policy.
Free $10,000 Life Insurance
NGAT is proud to offer you a benefit of a $10,000 life insurance policy. This policy is offered to new enlistees of the Texas National Guard. Enrollment needs to be completed within 90 days of your enlistment to take advantage of this offer.
Free $1,000 Life Insurance
All currently serving members of the Texas Army and Air National Guard are automatically covered with a FREE $1,000 NGAT Life Insurance policy.
Want to join NGAT?
The National Guard Association of Texas (NGAT) appears before various state and national legislative committees to speak on behalf of the Soldiers and Airmen of the Texas Military Forces. This is why your membership is so important. The greater our membership numbers, the more influence NGAT can bring to the political decision-makers and continue the fight on top issues affecting you and your family. Join NGAT today and make a real difference in the fight for your benefits and your future as a member of the Texas Military Forces.