War Of Words: Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Governor Disagree On How To Deter City ViolenceAfter several reports of violent crimes in Baltimore city in recent days, Gov. Larry Hogan said the city needs to do a better job focusing on crime.
Pets On Wheels Spread Cheer At Maryland COVID-19 Vaccination SitesGuard Member Brandon Williams and his dog Lobo were on site to spread some cheer and put everyone at ease.
Pentagon Set To OK Extending National Guard Deployment At US CapitolThe Pentagon is set to approve an extension of the National Guard deployment at the U.S. Capitol for about two more months, defense officials said Tuesday.
National Guard Protecting U.S. Capitol Served 'Raw, Moldy Food,' Some With Metal Shavings, Lawmakers SayA bipartisan group of members of Michigan's congressional delegation sent the chief of the National Guard a letter Tuesday complaining about the food being provided to members of the state's National Guard while stationed at the US Capitol.
Unit Of Maryland National Guard, Once All Black, Continues Work More Than 70 Years After FormationMore than seven decades of service and tradition are still protecting Maryland today.
Thousands Of National Guard Troops Will Remain In Washington Into March Following US Capitol Riots, InaugurationMore than 5,000 National Guard troops will remain in Washington through mid-March to provide security amid concerns over potential unrest in the coming weeks, acting Secretary of the Army John Whitley said in a press briefing on Monday.
12 National Guard Members Removed From Biden Inauguration Security For Ties To Fringe Right-Group MilitiasTwelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups or posted extremist views online, according to two U.S. officials. There was no threat to President-elect Joe Biden, they said.
FBI Vetting Guard Troops In DC Ahead Of Inauguration Amid Fears Of Insider AttackU.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
National Guard Troops Pour Into DC As States Answer Call To Safeguard City Ahead Of Inauguration, Possible ProtestsBy the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation's capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states.
Photos Show National Guard At U.S. Capitol, Ready For Possible Protests In DCPhotos show hundreds of National Guard men and women inside the U.S. Capitol ready should protests break out in Washington, D.C. after President Donald Trump was impeached for a second time.
Citing 'New Threats From Insurgent Acts Of Domestic Terrorists,' DC Mayor Asks For Additional Security Through Jan. 24When violent backers of President Donald Trump overran the undermanned and under-prepared Capitol Police around 1 p.m. on Jan. 6, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser lacked the authority to call in reinforcements from the D.C. National Guard. That's a responsibility given to governors, not mayors.
Urging Calm, DC Mayor Calls In National Guard For Protests Ahead Of Congress' Expected Vote To Affirm President-Elect Joe Biden's VictoryWashington, D.C.'s mayor urged calm Monday as some 340 National Guard troops were being activated while the city prepared for potentially violent protests surrounding Congress' expected vote to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
DC Guard To Investigate Helicopter Maneuvers To Show ForceThe National Guard of the District of Columbia is investigating the use of one of its helicopters to make a "show of force" against protesters near the White House, while President Donald Trump is encouraging authorities to get tougher to quell the unrest over George Floyd's death.
Soldier Who Led Police On Chase In Armored Vehicle Charged With DUIA Virginia National Guard soldier faces charges of driving under the influence of drugs and eluding police after authorities say he drove an armored military vehicle in a two-hour police chase.
National Guard Members Start Arriving At US-Mexico BorderSome National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border with more expected as officials discuss illegal immigration.