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The NGAUS 145th General NGAUS Conference will be held August 18-21, 2023
in Reno, Nevada. 

145th General Conference & Exhibition

  August 18 – 21, 2023

Reno, Nevada

Join us at the 145th General Conference & Exhibition. More than 2,000 Army and Air National Guard officers from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia will gather to connect, party and get down to business setting the NGAUS upcoming legislative agenda. Registration is $180.00 per person and you must be a NGAUS member or guest of a NGAUS member in order to attend. Travel days are Aug 18 and Aug 22. Plan to arrive early if you are participating in optional events.



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Schedule of Events

Conference Attire for Events

Texas Attendees Letter of Instruction – Coming Soon


NGAUS Golf Tournament is located in Reno, Lakeridge Golf Course, a Robert Trent Jones-designed layout offers breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding mountains. The signature hole, #15, is a world-famous par 3 set overlooking Lake Stanley with an island green. Come see why Lakeridge has been voted “Best of Reno” year after year. The fee covers a continental breakfast, beverages (alcoholic and nonalcoholic) and lunch. Rental clubs are available.

NGAUS Vibrations Motorcycle Ride.
Riders will start and end in Reno, but have a choice of two different scenic routes. One is a leisurely ride to and around Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America, and then a stop at Carson City, the state capital. The second is more challenging, covering twisty roads, Lake Tahoe and a stop at the historic mining town of Virginia City. Both routes involve less than three hours of riding. A limited number of rentals are available at Twisted RoadRiders ShareNevada Adventure Rentals and Eagle Rider (South Lake Tahoe). For more information, contact Col. Matt Jonkey at matt.jonkey@gmail.com.

Mount Rose Hike. A 45-minute bus ride will take you to the trailhead of Mount Rose, which rises to become the highest and most topographically prominent peak of the greater Sierra Nevada range in the state. It also overlooks Lake Tahoe. You will choose between two trails. One is 2.5 miles up and back (5 miles total); the other is 5.5 miles up and back (11 miles total).Hike up Mt Rose, an extremely scenic hike with trails that have great views. This hike features a diverse array of natural environments, a beautiful waterfall, and panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada region and Lake Tahoe.

NGAUS Fun Run is a 5K route on Reno’s renowned Riverwalk, along the Truckee River, which winds through the city. All runners receive a commemorative T-shirt.

Texas Delegation Hotel

Silver Legacy Resort & Casino
407 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89501

Conference Hotel Rate (Must be booked thru the NGAT link)
Last day to book rooms is July 14, 2023. Contact NGAT at 512-454-7300 to book a hotel room after that date.
Cancellation fee may apply if room is cancelled without 3 days notice.
A deposit of 75% of first nights rate charged at time of booking.

King Room, $188.01 per night (Tax & Resort Fee Included)
Queen Room, $199.36 per night (Tax & Resort Fee Included)

Become a Sponsor for the
Texas Hospitality Room & the Multi-State Event
on NGAUS Hospitality Night

 Thur/Fri and Sat drop by our room
for a drink with your Texas crew.
On Sun night come to the Multi-State Event

As always any support is greatly appreciated.


Friday, Aug 18, 2023
Travel Day
Texas Meet & Greet
Golf Tournament – Lakeridge Golf Course
Vibrations Motorcycle Ride
Mount Rose Hike
Joint Resolutions
Field Grade Mixer – National Automobile Museum
Company Grade/Warrant Officer Mixer/Senior Warrant Officer Mixer –
(Freight House – Reno Aces Ballpark)

Saturday, Aug 19, 2023
Fun Run – Downtown Reno
Army/Air Resolutions
Professional Development/Caucus Mtg/General Session
Trade Show
States Dinner – Reno Event Center (Western Wear)

Sunday, Aug 20, 2023
Religious Services
Professional Development/Caucus Mtg/General Session
NGAUS Spouse Luncheon (Roaring 20’s Theme)
Retirees/Warrant Officers Luncheon
Task Force Meetings
Trade Show
Hospitality Night

Monday, Aug 21, 2023
Trade Show

Army/Air Sessions
Professional Development/General Session
Governor’s Farewell Concert (Casual Attire)


Transportation to and from the Airport to the Conference Hotels is provided free of charge.  Be sure to sign up for pick up on your registration form.


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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.


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