Defense chief says states can use National Guard to enforce stay-at ...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that states have the option of using the National Guard to enforce stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus ...Continue reading on The Hill
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Armed National Guard patrols Los Angeles after night of violence
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles early Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence ...Continue reading
National Guard called in to quell violence in Los Angeles
A fourth day of violence in Los Angeles prompted the mayor to impose a rare citywide curfew and call in the National Guard after demonstrators clashed ...Continue reading
Minnesota To Deploy Record Guard Force To Contain Unrest Over ...
Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the state's National Guard — "an action that has never been taken in [the Guard's] 164-year history" — to prepare for a fifth night ...Continue reading
National Guard deployed in L.A. after violence, looting
National Guard troops deployed onto the streets of Los Angeles early Sunday morning as looting, vandalism and violence intensified and the police department ...Continue reading
State Of Emergency Declared In Los Angeles County, National ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A state of emergency was declared in Los Angeles County on Saturday night amid days of unrest following the death of George ...Continue reading
The Latest: Armed National Guard soldiers patrol LA streets
The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:Continue reading
5000 National Guard troops in 15 states and DC activated to help ...
Thousands of National Guard troops have been activated across the nation to deal with civil unrest.Continue reading
National Guard activated in nearly a dozen states amid unrest over ...
Governors in nearly a dozen states across the country activated the National Guard amid protests and riots that have broken out in response to George Floyd's ...Continue reading
National Guard Deployed To L.A. Amid Protests, Looting; Governor ...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked California Gov. Gavin Newsom to send in the National Guard. Newsom declared a state of emergency.Continue reading
Over 5000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers and airmen deployed ...
The Guard says it is quickly moving toward having 10800 airmen and soldiers deployed ...Continue reading
SC National Guard working where needed to fight Coronavirus
GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) Boxes are stacked and trucks are loaded as the South Carolina National Guard transports much needed Personal ...Continue reading
Georgia governor sends National Guard to elderly care homes amid ...
Gov. Brian Kemp is sending more than 100 Georgia National Guard members to oversee operations at assisted-living facilities and nursing homes in the state ...Continue reading
National Guard to set up medical facility at Stateville
The National Guard is being brought into Stateville Correctional Center to assist with care of a growing number of inmates showing coronavirus symptoms.Continue reading
Rep. Max Rose Is Activated for National Guard Duty
Rep. Max Rose, a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan, is a captain in the Army National Guard.Continue reading
Rep. Max Rose will deploy with Staten Island National Guard amid ...
Rose (D-NY) said Wednesday that he will serve as an Operations Officer in Staten Island-based facilities beginning April 1.Continue reading
Gov. Inslee preparing to deploy National Guard to help fight COVID-19
Gov. Jay Inslee's staff says he is getting ready to deploy the National Guard for the first time in this COVID-19 crisis.Continue reading
National Guard to be deployed 'soon' in Pierce County as part of ...
Washington state Gov. Jay. Inslee's chief of staff, David Postman, said he expects the National Guard to be deployed for COVID-19 response but it won't have a ...Continue reading
Max Rose: New York Democrat to deploy with National Guard to ...
Rep. Max Rose announced Tuesday that he's being deployed as part of the National Guard's mission to combat the coronavirus pandemic.Continue reading
Rep. Max Rose deployed with National Guard to assist coronavirus ...
Freshman Rep. Max Rose announced Tuesday he has been deployed to the front lines of the nation's coronavirus epicenter in New York as a member of the ...Continue reading
Washington National Guard called up to help with COVID-19 response
The Washington National Guard is being called up to help with the state's response to the coronavirus, which is now been linked to the deaths of over 200 ...Continue reading
Congressman Max Rose Deploys With National Guard for ...
The freshman Democrat and combat veteran will help set up hospitals in his Staten Island district and other parts of New York City.Continue reading
Ohio governor and National Guard clear up martial law rumors
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine addressed martial law rumors again Thursday about the state's National Guard. DeWine said he continues to receive messages about ...Continue reading
Gov. Ducey calls up National Guard, halts surgeries
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he's activating the National Guard to help grocery stores and food banks, halting elective surgeries ...Continue reading
Overnight Defense: 'Tens of thousands' of National Guard troops ...
Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill ...Continue reading
Wisconsin National Guard preparing troops to assist state's ...
MADISON -- The Wisconsin National Guard is posturing forces to ensure it is ready to respond to potential requests for assistance from other state agencies or ...Continue reading
Baker Activates National Guard Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is activating the state's National Guard to help amid the coronavirus outbreak. “Activating the National Guard will help...Continue reading
DeWine activates 300 Ohio National Guard personnel to aid residents
COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a proclamation Thursday to activate 300 state national guard personnel to assist in distributing food to homes in .Continue reading
Wis. National Guard mobilized amid COVID-19 pandemic
The mobilization of 300 troops is to prepare for potential requests from state agencies or communities for help with the pandemic, the National Guard said in a ...Continue reading
Coronavirus: Ohio National Guard to deploy to food sites as ...
About 300 Ohio National Guard soldiers will deploy on Monday to help at Ohio's food banks amid the mounting coronavirus pandemic.The soldiers will deploy to ...Continue reading
Lengyel: Tens of thousands of National Guard members will likely ...
More than 2000 Guardsmen are already working for the states, that number will double by the weekend.Continue reading
Coronavirus In MA: Governor Activates National Guard
Governor Baker Activates National Guard - Boston, MA - The National Guard will help assist with the State of Emergency, according to a National Guard ...Continue reading
National Guard Ramping Up COVID-19 Response
About 2050 National Guard soldiers and airmen in 27 states have been activated to support coronavirus response efforts.,Continue reading
Louisiana National Guard providing support during COVID-19 ...
The Louisiana National Guard has activated over 238 soldiers and airmen in addition to the full-time guardsmen to assist with the COVID-19 response.Continue reading
National Guard may earn $1.67 an hour to help in coronavirus fight ...
New legislation would raise the minimum daily pay to $88.80, or $7.40 an hour, which is an increase from the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.Continue reading
Head Of National Guard Says Tens Of Thousands Could Be Called Up
Tens of thousands of guardsmen could be called up to help state efforts to combat the coronavirus in the coming weeks and months, the head of the National ...Continue reading
Baker Activates National Guard To Support COVID-19 Response
2000 members will be called upon to respond to "requests from state agencies for equipment, logistics, warehousing, and related duties."Continue reading
Coronavirus: 300 from Ohio National Guard activated
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has activated the Ohio National Guard to help transport, package and distribute food.Continue reading
Coronavirus response: National Guard activated in Massachusetts ...
The Massachusetts National Guard is activating up to 2,000 members to assist the state in its response to the coronavirus, an official confirmed Thursday.Continue reading
National Guard head: 'Tens of thousands' of Guardsmen could be ...
Tens of thousands of National Guard troops could be activated in states across the country in the next several weeks to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic, ...Continue reading
'Tens of thousands' of National Guard troops could be used to assist ...
Tens of thousands of U.S. National Guard troops could be activated to help U.S. states deal with the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak, the head of the U.S. ...Continue reading
Baker activates National Guard as coronavirus crisis grows
Governor Charlie Baker is calling upon the Massachusetts National Guard to help mitigate the worsening coronavirus crisis, activating up to 2,000 members of ...Continue reading
'Tens of thousands' of National Guard troops may respond to COVID ...
There are more than 2000 National Guard troops responding to the coronavirus, and that number is expected to double by the weekend.Continue reading
National Guard call-ups may double by the weekend, chief says
The number of National Guardsmen called up to deal with the coronavirus response may double by the weekend, and a top general says they may help with ...Continue reading