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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota National Guard soldiers are on standby and prepared to respond to any civil unrest in Minneapolis, where tensions have risen since the fatal police shooting of a Black man in Uptown earlier this month and the death of a protester in the neighborhood over the weekend. Lt. Col. Scott Hawks said Wednesday that 100 soldiers...
    More than a dozen National Guard members were injured when a military bus transporting 25 soldiers overturned in Central Virginia, according to police. The bus was traveling westbound on James River Drive in Prince George County on Monday morning when its operator drove off the right side of the road and into the ditch line, where it turned onto its...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — About 150 Minnesota National Guard soldiers, based in Hastings and Red Wing, are reporting for duty once again. This time overseas in Kuwait to provide Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defense, and will respond to any chemical hazards or weapons of mass destruction threats. On Saturday, at the Hastings National Guard Armory, the soldiers gathered for...
    A promoter of the QAnon conspiracy theory reportedly stiffed a Washington, DC diner owner with a $10,000 bill after he opened up a tab and asked his supporters to donate money to help feed National Guard troops protecting the Capitol. Gum Tong, the owner of Pete’s Diner, an eatery that has long been popular with members of Congress, says she’s...
    REUTERS/Leah MillisMembers of the National Guard keep watch outside of the Hennepin County Government Center.As a soldier, citizen, and resident of Minneapolis, I do not believe the Minnesota National Guard (MNARNG) takes seriously the threat of right-wing extremism in our ranks, and I worry what this will mean for Operation Safety Net. Having participated in the military’s extremism “stand down,”...
    Federal authorities announced the arrest of a 28-year-old man they say was in an SUV that matched the description of the vehicle involved in the drive-by shooting in Minneapolis early Sunday that injured two National Guardsmen. Minnesota National Guardsmen and Minneapolis police officers—who were part of Operation Safety Net for the Derek Chauvin trial-- were fired at by a light-colored...
    An Arizona man is accused of holding nearly a dozen National Guard members at gunpoint as they were transporting COVID-19 vaccines. Larry Harris, 66, followed three National Guard vans before he tried running their vehicles off the road multiple times in West Texas, police said. He allegedly turned his vehicle into oncoming traffic, getting the vans to stop, before...
    CNN’s Brianna Keilar pressed Democratic Guam Delegate Michael San Nicolas on Wednesday over his use of National Guard soldiers in a “political stunt.” During her broadcast of  “CNN Newsroom,” Keilar discussed with Nicolas the criticism he’s received for taking soldiers to the office of Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to deliver cookies in response to her claim that Guam...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After nearly a year of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Maryland National Guard are competing against each other in a series of events in hopes of winning the title of Maryland’s Best Warrior. It’s a competition of strength, stamina, and mental fortitude. READ MORE: Truly Unacceptable | Mayor Scott, Commissioner Harrison Address Recent Incidents...
    Elizabeth Stauffer, The Western Journal March 12, 2021 0 Comments The Pentagon announced on Tuesday that Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III approved a request from the U.S. Capitol Police for 2,300 National Guard troops to remain in Washington, D.C. through May 23, 2021. There are currently 5,200 troops deployed to the Capitol. On Thursday, the Fox News...
    Capitol Police staffing shortfalls prompted the force to request an extension of the National Guard mission for two months, but with a price tag now ballooning past $500 million and no clearly stated threat, the National Guard Association says now it is time for law enforcement to take over. The idea of a true threat to the U.S. Capitol was...
    Capitol Police staffing shortfalls prompted the force to request an extension of the National Guard mission for two months, but with a price tag now ballooning past $500 million and no clearly stated threat, the National Guard Association says now it is time for law enforcement to take over. The idea of a true threat to the U.S. Capitol was...
    A National Guard member stationed in Washington, D.C., to protect the Capitol died after suffering a medical emergency while off duty, a spokesperson for the force said Thursday. The Guard member’s name and details about their death were not immediately released. In a statement, a spokesperson for the Guard’s joint task force in DC said the death was under investigation....
    Miami : The Pentagon is poised to approve an extension of the National Guard deployment on Capitol Hill in Washington until today, defense officials said Tuesday. Officials said final details are still being worked out, but Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to give his approval and National Guard forces will remain in charge of security in Washington, at...
    The work of the National Guard, which has been mobilized since the invasion of pro-Trump capital in January, was initially scheduled to end on March 12. The Pentagon on Tuesday announced a two-month extension of the task of guarding the Capitol, which was handed over to thousands of U.S. National Guard soldiers after Donald Trump supporters’ January 6 attacks. Nearly...
    The Pentagon is poised to approve an extension of the National Guard deployment on Capitol Hill in Washington for an additional two months, defense officials said Tuesday. Miami World – AP Officials said final details are still being worked out, but Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to give his approval and National Guard forces will remain in charge of...
    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — More than 100 Vermont National Guard soldiers will be deploying to multiple locations on Wednesday. The soldiers are mostly from the 572nd Brigade Engineer Battalion and the 1st Squadron, 172nd Cavalry (Mountain), the Guard said. They will be going to multiple locations across the U.S. Africa command, the Guard said, but did not specify where....
    SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 181st Field Artillery Regiment, deployed on Sunday for a 10-month tour of the Middle East. A farewell ceremony took place at Smyrna’s Volunteer Training Site, and those in attendance included Gov. Bill Lee and first lady Maria Lee. Lt. Col. Phillip Hill Jr., 1-181st Battalion Commander, said many...
    A Republican lawmaker wrote Wednesday to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, requesting her to look into reports of several National Guard troopers falling sick after supposedly consuming substandard food provided by a contractor. “Members of the National Guard in several states — including at least 30 from New Jersey — have fallen ill due to tainted and unhealthy food from...
            by Debra Heine  Whistleblowers stationed with the Michigan National Guard at the U.S. Capitol say troops are feeling demoralized after being fed disgusting meals that have made more than a dozen soldiers sick, sending some to the hospital. Michigan National Guard soldiers served bad food while guarding U.S. Capitol: https://t.co/dbY1KQNg7U via @detroitnews — Melissa Nann...
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    NATIONAL Guard troops have fallen sick after they were served mouldy food containing metal shavings and raw meat whilst protecting the US Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been blamed on social media for the atrocity, with some calling for the soldiers to be sent home. 13Meat was served raw according to a whistleblowerCredit: WLUC-TV6 13A metal shaving was discovered...
    Erin Coates, The Western Journal March 3, 2021 0 Comments Michigan National Guard soldiers stationed at the U.S. Capitol have complained about undercooked meat and contaminated food they’ve been served while providing security for civilian lawmakers. One soldier told a lawmaker last month that the meat the soldiers were being served was almost always undercooked and sat for hours...
    A bipartisan group of Michigan House lawmakers is asking for better-quality meals to be served to National Guard troops after reports that the soldiers stationed in the Capitol were served moldy and undercooked food. The lawmakers said guardsmen have reached out to their offices to report they have been served raw, undercooked food that was occasionally moldy. Some even...
    National Guard soldiers defending the US Capitol have gotten ill after being fed meat that is almost completely raw — with shaved metal also found in the disgusting meals, according to whistleblowers. An anonymous staff sergeant with the Michigan National Guard told WXYZ that the force has repeatedly complained after more than a dozen troops were sickened by undercooked meat....
    More On: national guard DC police chief ‘stunned’ by slow National Guard rollout at Capitol riot The militarization of the US Capitol is a disgrace — it needs to end Politicians want answers about National Guard’s lengthy DC deployment Minnesota preps National Guard ahead of George Floyd trials National Guard soldiers defending the US Capitol have gotten ill after...
    Members of the National Guard allegedly found metal shavings in over 70 meals and some were made sick by undercooked meat on Sunday, an ABC affiliate reported Monday. A Michigan National Guard staff sergeant whose identity is being withheld said this is a common problem for service members stationed at the U.S. Capitol building following the Jan. 6 riot, 7...
    JERICHO, Vt. (AP) — About 100 Vermont National Guard soldiers are due home after spending more than a month helping to provide security in Washington around the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The guard is planning a welcome-home ceremony for Sunday at the Ethan Allen Training Site in Jericho. Because of COVID-19 restrictions the event is not open to the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Lieutenant Colonel Brian Zdunowski returned home to his Eastern Shore farm last week after nine months away. “The honey-do list just got longer and longer and longer,” he joked via Zoom Wednesday. RELATED: Maryland Weather: Up To 10 Inches Of Snow Possible For Western Parts Of State Thursday The senior operations officer for the Maryland Army National...
      PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis celebrated members of Colorado’s National Guard at a departure ceremony in Parker on Tuesday. The soldiers from the CONG’s Aerial Medical Evacuation unit are on their way to the Middle East. RELATED: Unemployed Coloradans Rally Outside CDLE Offices (credit: CBS) Colorado Congressman Jason Crow, a veteran himself, also attended the ceremony. About 60...
    Three members of Idaho’s National Guard were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash. The crash occurred on Tuesday night around 8 p.m. south of Lucky Peak near Boise, according to a Facebook post from the Idaho National Guard. “This is a tremendous loss to the Idaho National Guard and our community,” said Maj. Gen. Michael Garshak, the adjutant...
    Three members of Idaho’s National Guard were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash. The crash occurred on Tuesday night around 8 p.m. south of Lucky Peak near Boise, according to a Facebook post from the Idaho National Guard. “This is a tremendous loss to the Idaho National Guard and our community,” said Maj. Gen. Michael Garshak, adjutant general...
    Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Wednesday it’s time for tens of thousands of National Guard troops protecting the Capitol to go home. In commentary for Fox News, the conservative senator declared 26,000 Guard members “answered the call at a critical time but its mission is now complete.” “The National Guard has already announced plans to return almost 15,000 soldiers this...
    PROGRAMMING ALERT: WATCH SEN. TOM COTTON ON "HANNITY" ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AT 9 P.M. ETLast summer, as left-wing mobs rioted in the streets and threatened to overwhelm local police and even the National Guard, I wrote an op-ed in The New York Times titled "Send in the Troops."  I argued that the president should deploy federal troops, if necessary, to restore and maintain order. ...
    The National Guard will continue to occupy Washington, D.C. with approximately 5,000 soldiers in anticipation of violence throughout former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, according to a Politico report. Citing “impeachment security concerns,” many soldiers will see their D.C. deployment extended, four anonymous sources told Politico. Some soldiers say they have not been briefed on any specific threat or reason...
    Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday and spoke about new policies under President Joe Biden and efforts to provide for the National Guard troops stationed in Washington, DC, prior to the inauguration. “It’s obvious that the Democrats are just trying to play political theatre with our nation’s soldiers,” Cawthorn told host Matthew Boyle. “They’re trying to have the...
    A NUMBER of politicians have expressed their outrage at the conditions National Guard troops are facing at the Capitol. Several governors are pulling their soldiers back to their home states after photos of troops sleeping in a Capitol parking garage went viral. 5Members of the National Guard unit leave the grounds of the United States Capitol building at sunrise...
    They’ve gone from parking lot pariahs to honored guests. National Guardsmen enjoyed private, VIP tours of Washington, DC on Saturday, days after being crammed in a parking garage because they were kicked out of the Capitol building. The soldiers were seen touring throughout Capitol Hill, with some taking photos of the frescoes featured on the Rotunda dome. ...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hundreds of Minnesota National Guard soldiers and airmen are back from Washington, D.C. About 800 were in the nation’s capitol to provide extra security and assistance during the presidential inauguration. The first group of Guard members returned late Saturday afternoon. The Minnesota National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing flew a couple thousand airmen and soldiers to D.C. for...
    REPUBLICAN governors are pulling their National Guard troops sent to Washington D.C. for Joe Biden's inauguration back home after images of troops sleeping on cold floors spread across social media. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ordered the Florida National Guard troops sent to the Capitol back home - and blamed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for their horrible sleeping conditions....
              Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R) said he was “very disappointed” with the way the state’s National Guardsmen were treated when they were deployed to Washington, D.C. for President Joe Biden’s inauguration. “It’s time to welcome our TN National Guard soldiers & airmen home today after their mission in DC. Very disappointed in the...
    Donald Trump has been accused of 'throwing under the bus' his top Pentagon officials in the aftermath of the Capitol insurrection, as his Defense Secretary claimed that the president said 10,000 troops would be needed on January 6 - but failed to issue orders. In a remarkable report in Vanity Fair, published on Friday, senior Trump figures spoke candidly of...
    At least 150 elements of the National Guard test positive for COVID-19 in Washington after Inauguration Day. Miamimundo / Univision Between 150 and 200 National Guard elements deployed for President Joe Biden’s inauguration tested positive for COVID-19, according to a US official quoted by .. The official, who asked to remain anonymous, said that it is very likely that...
    January 22, 2021 6:22 PM | With information from EFE 15 minutes. Crammed like canned sardines and with an outbreak of COVID-19 that affects at least a hundred soldiers is how the thousands of members of the National Guard (a reserve corps) are deployed in the United States Capitol, according to the country’s media. Three members of that body told...
    The U.S. Army National Guard released the names of the three soldiers killed in the helicopter crash in Mendon, New York on Wednesday night, 13Wham News reported. The three soldiers killed were identified as Chief Warrant Officer 5 Steven Skoda of Rochester, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Christian Koch of Honeoye Falls, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Daniel Prial of Rochester,...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has called the National Guard back to Florida, saying that “they're soldiers” and “not Nancy Pelosi’s servants.” DeSantis appeared on Fox & Friends Friday morning and expressed his frustration over reports that National Guard troops who were in Washington, D.C., to secure the inauguration were relegated to sleeping in a parking garage. “I mean, these folks...
    MENDON, New York -- The U.S. Army has identified the three National Guard members who were killed in a helicopter crash during a training exercise after the remains of the troops were recovered from the rural upstate New York crash site.The UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crashed in a farmer's field around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. There were no survivors.The...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) announced early Friday morning that he ordered the return of Florida National Guardsmen from the nation’s capital following reports of troops being forced to evacuate the Capitol building grounds and wait in a parking garage after an alleged mask complaint from a Democrat congressman, emphasizing they are soldiers and “not Nancy Pelosi’s servants.” “Last night, I ordered...
    The three National Guard members killed in a helicopter crash in upstate New York this week were identified Friday as Afghanistan war veterans. The New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crashed during a routine training mission Wednesday in Mendon, killing all three experienced pilots on board. They have been identified as Chief Warrant Officer 5...
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