National Guard

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As is normal for military support to large security events, the Department will vet National Guardsmen who are in Washington, D.C. While we have no intelligence indicating an insider threat, we are leaving no stone unturned in securing the capital. This type of vetting often takes place by law enforcement …continue reading

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The Defense Department characterizes the Capital Hill riot as “the Jan. 6, 2021, First Amendment protests in Washington, D.C.” and has released a detailed planning and execution timeline of the involvement of the National Guard with the incident. Wait — what? I understand execution but National Guard involvement was planned …continue reading

Older than the nation itself, America’s National Guard is celebrating its 383rd Birthday on Friday, December 13, 2019. The National Guard traces its roots back to nearly a century and a half before the founding of our country, to the militia regiments of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Organized in 1636 …continue reading