Col. Andrew Saslav, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, leads the final formation of Devil Paratroopers into Green Ramp, marking the official end of the Immediate Response Force deployment on May 18, 2020.

Army reverses plan to send troops home from Washington area amid nationwide protests

President Donald Trump's Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests Wednesday but then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief