National Guard

Elizabeth Howe
July 16, 2020 - 8:13 pm
31 states have requested an extension of federal National Guard orders. Many of the over 32,000 Guard troops that are domestically activated are currently serving in COVID-19 prevention capacities and others supporting civil unrest operations.
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Elizabeth Howe
June 24, 2020 - 11:57 am
The D.C. National Guard has again been activated – this time to protect the capital’s monuments. Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy signed a memo activating up to 400 D.C. NG troops.
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Missouri National Guard
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Sam Masterson
June 04, 2020 - 4:28 pm
The Missouri National Guard is deploying 300 of its guardsman to Washington D.C.
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Alice Massimi
March 30, 2020 - 6:21 pm
The first American service member has died from the coronavirus. The Chief of the National Guard Bureau, General Joseph L. Lengyel, identified the individual as Army Capt. Douglas Linn Hickok, a physician assistant & New Jersey National Guardsman.
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military troops
July 26, 2019 - 12:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois National Guard is set to deploy about 400 soldiers to Afghanistan in what officials say is the largest mobilization of Guardsmen and women from the state in nearly a decade. The Chicago Tribune reports that members of the 178th Infantry Regiment that’s headquartered on...
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