national guard

immigration

California governor will pull back National Guard from the "manufactured crisis" at the border

"California will not be part of this political theater," Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote in prepared remarks obtained by news outlets.
Emma Ockerman
2.11.19
immigration

New Mexico governor pulls National Guard troops from border in rebuke of Trump’s “fearmongering”

The decision was made a few hours before Trump’s State of the Union address
Rex Santus
2.6.19
immigration

Even Republican governors are refusing to send National Guard troops to the border now

Here’s how governors around the country are reacting to the family separation policy.
Alex Lubben
6.20.18
crime

Soldier Gets DUI After Taking Cops on Insane Chase in Armored Vehicle

Police say the guy was under the influence of drugs when he took the tank-like monstrosity for a 60-mile joyride through Richmond, Virginia.
Drew Schwartz
6.6.18
national guard

California is begrudgingly sending 400 National Guard troops for Trump’s border wall plan

The state is cooperating, but they're not happy about it.
Alexa Liautaud
4.11.18
immigration

Trump's plan for National Guard at the border needs state governors

Governors of multiple states have been hesitant to participate.
Alexa Liautaud
4.6.18
border security

Some border states intend to resist Trump's plan to deploy the National Guard

Not every state is in favor of the new plan to use troops in lieu of a wall
Alexa Liautaud
4.6.18
immigration

Trump's Military Border Deployment Is 'Purely Symbolism,' Say Experts

The National Guard is headed to the border at a time when illegal border crossings are already extremely low.
Meredith Hoffman
4.6.18
MILITARY

The National Guard can’t fulfill Trump’s dreams for border security

Under federal law, troops can’t detain immigrants or enforce immigration policy, at least not without the special approval of Congress.
Alexa Liautaud
4.5.18
Puerto Rico

The U.S. military has started pulling troops from Puerto Rico

Since mid-October, about 1,600 troops and 13 aircrafts have left as the island transitions to recovery from life-sustaining emergency relief tasked to the U.S. military.
Alexa Liautaud
10.31.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Watch National Guard search for victims of Sonoma wildfires

Watch National Guard search for victims of Sonoma wildfires
Cerise Castle
10.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Monster Truck Save an Army Vehicle from Houston Floodwaters

Drivers from the Dallas racetrack "Rednecks with Paychecks" brought five jacked-up trucks into Houston to do rescue work.
Drew Schwartz
9.1.17
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