Latest "National Guard activated" stories
The move follows complaints this summer that camo-clad law enforcement officers, called in to quell protests across the nation, have confused the public about the role the military is playing domestically.
By Kyle Rempfer
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President Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper are encouraging governors to send in more Guard troops.
Guardsman mobilized for pandemic didn’t have a mask until he got COVID-19, but he wasn’t working a test lane
The soldier was not directly engaged in any test site activities, Colorado Guard officials said.
By Kyle Rempfer and Howard Altman
National Guard components in California, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, New York, Maryland Rhode Island and Washington have been activated to assist in combating the spread of COVID-19. The units are supporting logistics, communications and planning operations alongside state officials.
By Dylan Gresik