National Guard

Trump Wants National Guard on Mexican Border Until Wall Built

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in WashingtonABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would probably station a few thousand National Guard troops at the 2,000-mile-long (3,200-km) Mexican border until the wall he wants to build there to keep out illegal immigrants is done.

Trump’s Troop Deployment Sets Up Border Battle With California

Gov. Brown, Calif. National Guard wary of deploying troops to border

President Trump's decision to deploy military troops to the border to help border agents stop illegal immigrants from crossing into the country is setting up yet another border battle with California and Jerry Brown, its popular liberal governor.

Ready to Help

How the U.S. Armed Forces Responded to the Boston Bombing

The Navy deployed an Explosives Ordinance Disposal team yesterday to Boston while the Massachusetts National Guard has activated over 500 additional troops in response to the terror attack in Boston on Monday, military officials have confirmed.

After Sandy: The Long Road Ahead

Some still without power after two weeks in NY and NJ

Life is approaching a new normal for many in New York and New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the northeast two weeks ago. Lingering destruction, however, means it may take months to rebuild.