National Guard

Elizabeth Howe
July 16, 2020 - 6:13 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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Wisconsin statues (AP)
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June 24, 2020 - 10:22 am
Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday he was prepared to activate the National Guard to protect state properties after protesters outside the Wisconsin Capitol tore down statues commemorating an abolitionist and women's rights and threw a Molotov cocktail into a government building during a night of...
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Elizabeth Howe
June 24, 2020 - 9:57 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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Ameera Butt
June 08, 2020 - 10:18 am
The National Guard is reported to be leaving LA. It was deployed to the city of Los Angeles by Mayor Eric Garcetti last Saturday night.
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Ameera Butt
June 03, 2020 - 3:50 pm
Sheriff Villanueva announces the end of curfews in Los Angeles County.
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Joe DeStio
June 02, 2020 - 10:56 am
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he doesn’t think President Trump has the sole authority to send federal troops into Pennsylvania to quell violent protests.
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Elizabeth Howe
June 01, 2020 - 4:07 pm
After days of escalation across the country, President Donald Trump announced Monday that the “lawlessness” across the country “will end now.” Governors must use “overwhelming law enforcement” presence to “dominate the streets.”
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Elizabeth Howe
June 01, 2020 - 7:01 am
The National Guard has now activated 17,000 troops in 23 states in response to protests across the country. The number of activated troops is expected to continue to grow.
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Ameera Butt
May 31, 2020 - 8:43 am
The California National Guard has been deployed to the city of Los Angeles by Mayor Eric Garcetti late Saturday night. See the details of the deployment.
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Protests over Geoger Floyd Death
AP News
May 30, 2020 - 5:08 am
Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and cities nationwide following the death in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while taking him into custody.
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