Tag: National Guard

Ex-National Guard Official Accuses Army of ‘Stalinist’ Lies About Jan. 6

Members of the National Guard and the Washington D.C. police keep demonstrators away from the Capital on January 6, 2021.  (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images) A former D.C. National Guard official is accusing two senior Army leaders of lying to Congress and covering up their roles in delaying a military response to the […]

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and Pentagon Standoff Over Vaccine Intensifies

WASHINGTON — A standoff between the governor of Oklahoma and the Pentagon over a coronavirus vaccine mandate for troops has turned into a stormy test of federal power, as President Biden moves to require vaccinations for a broad swath of the American work force. Last week, Oklahoma’s newly appointed adjutant general for the National Guard, […]

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U.S. Charges Ex-Taliban Commander in Killing of 3 Soldiers in ’08 Attack

On a June day in 2008, three U.S. soldiers and an Afghan interpreter were ambushed and killed when their Humvee convoy was hit during a combat patrol by mines and rocket-propelled grenades about 50 miles south of Kabul. At least one of the men was dragged off and dismembered, Afghan and Western officials said at […]

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NY Gov. Kathy Hochul Is Deploying The National Guard To Fill In For Unvaxxed Hospital Workers, And The Right-Wing Can’t Handle It

New York State offered health care workers a choice: Get vaccinated or lose their job. That day came on Monday, September 27, with tens of thousands of unvaxxed employees set to be fired, opening a potentially catastrophic hole in the state’s hospital system. But newish Governor Kathy Hochul had a plan that of course didn’t […]

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