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National Guard leaving D.C. but questions about the military’s response to protests remain
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said that active-duty troops came very close to being deployed to the nation’s capital.
Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington D.C., official says
Defense Secretary Mark Esper, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, and Attorney General William Barr recommended against such a deployment.
89 former national security leaders call on Trump to not use active-duty troops against protesters
"This is not a mission for which troops have been trained and equipped; it would put both them and their fellow Americans at great risk"
Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division are leaving the D.C. region – for real this time
It's really happening this time.
SecDef Esper rejects use of Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty troops for riot control
"I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act"
No, the National Guard isn’t planning a national quarantine or imposing martial law
Despite persistent rumors that martial-law is around the corner, the National Guard is not being mobilized to enforce a nation-wide quarantine.
US troops are interacting with migrants every day at a Texas detention facility
"The work conducted by our military personnel reduces the number of CBP agents required to perform a variety of tasks so that those agents may instead focus primarily on their law enforcement functions."
The US Army Had Big Plans For Dealing With Riots In The 1960s
Reports that local authorities brought stun grenades, unloaded missile launchers, and other military-style gear to break up protests at the...
6 Qualities That Make The Coast Guard Kickass
Created in 1790, the Coast Guard is the smallest of the five armed services, the least funded, and the only...