NGAUS presented an award to each state that attained 100% membership based on authorized strength. VING was one of 13 states awarded thanks in large part to our life members. VINGA President LTC (Ret) Beresford Edwards accepted on behalf of the VING from NGAUS President MG James Hoya.
COL (Ret) Caroline Fawkes was presented the NGAUS Meritorious Service awarded for her efforts in chairing the VINGA committee tasked with establishing the LTC David Canegata III Scholarship which is open to high school seniors and VING members with up to 10 years of service.
To see what you missed, here is a gallery of photos and videos from the time spent in New Orleans, the “Big Easy”….
AND VIDEOS FROM THE OPENING CEREMONY and CONFERENCE….