Latest "national guard" stories
Guard and active duty troops are providing air and sea lift of cargo, fire suppression as needed and setting up supply staging areas on Maui and Oahu.
The Hawaii National Guard, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are already on the ground but Hawaii needs to formally request a larger force.
By AP Staff
The troops will be part of a joint force of National Guard and active forces responding to the deadly wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
A National Guard general, whose duties included overseeing sexual assault prevention, was fired amid complaints that he fostered a sexist work culture.
By James Clark
Switzerland, Finland and Sweden are considering joining the U.S. National Guard’s security partnership program, Gen. Dan Hokanson said.
By Tara Copp, Associated Press