NGB Director visits Guardsmen in Iraq

By Maj. Pat Simon, 225thEngineer Brigade MND-B PAOApril 14, 2009

BAGHDAD - Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn (center left background), National Guard Bureau Director, addresses questions from Soldiers with the 225th Engineer Brigade, Multi-National Division - Baghdad.  Vaughn covered a number of topics involving National Guard Soldiers including troop drawdown and military benefits. Vaughn said he wouldn't be surprised if Congress lowers the retirement age for National Guard and Reserve Soldiers to 55.
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BAGHDAD - Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn (center background), National Guard Bureau Director, makes a pre-Easter visit to Soldiers with the 225th Engineer Brigade, Multi-National Division - Baghdad April 11 at Camp Liberty.  Vaughn complimented the Soldiers about their high level of performance during their current deployment. "15 years ago, we weren't this kind of force," said Vaughn. "Youngsters, you're really going to be something."
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn (center background), National Guard Bureau Director, makes a pre-Easter visit to Soldiers with the 225th Engineer Brigade, Multi-National Division - Baghdad April 11 at Camp Liberty. Vaughn complimented the Soldiers about their high level of performance during their current deployment. "15 years ago, we weren't this kind of force," said Vaughn. "Youngsters, you're really going to be something." (Photo Credit: Maj. Pat Simon, 225 Eng. Bde, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL