National Guard

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order Monday morning that could send the National Guard to Ferguson. He wrote in a statement posted to his official Web site…

The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, of the Virgin Islands, and of Puerto Rico, as well as of the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations. […]