Army National Guard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Army National Guard a civilian reserve component of the United States Army comprised of guardsmen who serve during overseas peacekeeping missions and during local emergencies
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Usage

In literature:

Hence a great display of troops on the square outside (army, National Guard and cavalry).
"The Memoirs of Victor Hugo" by Victor Hugo
Neither the National Guard, the army, nor the people were with it.
"A Residence in France" by J. Fenimore Cooper
We had a small but efficient standing army, and a larger but less efficient National Guard.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
The regular army was enlarged and the troops of the national guard were brought into national service.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
Overnight Negro regiments of regular army and of national guard received word to go to the border.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
The army is preparing for action with the aid of the National Guards, and all together we shall do our duty.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
The government built 16 draft army camps and 16 national guard camps.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
Our Army, however, is capable of rapid expansion; and, with our National Guard, we need not fear any emergency.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
Nearly every U.S. Army and Marine combat unit, and several National Guard and Reserve units, have been to Iraq at least once.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
It also authorized him to raise the regular army and the National Guard to their maximum strength and officer and equip them.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
The latter were men of the regular army, the marine corps, and the old national guard.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
Repeated conflicts took place between the army and the police, the latter ultimately aided by the National Guard.
"Garcia the Centenarian And His Times" by M. Sterling Mackinlay
When the National Guard was made a part of the Federal Army, McGinnis was discharged.
"With the Doughboy in France" by Edward Hungerford
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In news:

Nov 25, 2012 (Weekend Edition Sunday) — Host Rachel Martin speaks with McKenna Barlow, Martin's cousin by marriage, and a veteran of the US Army National Guard, for StoryCorps' National Day of Listening.
A Grand Island police officer remains in a Lincoln hospital after being injured in a weekend parachute accident while training with the Nebraska Army National Guard.
A specialist in the Arizona Army National Guard has turned her notoriety as a "Top Shot" contestant into a competitive shooting career as the newest member of Glock USA's practical pistol shooting team.
Army National Guard Staff Sgt Robert MacFann wears a Purple Heart and Army Commendation Medal he received Sunday while looking at the citations with his wife, Rachel.
A California Army National Guard helicopter prepares to take off to search for a missing hiker in Desolation Wilderness on Thursday.
Michael Clauer was on active duty with the Army National Guard in 2008 when the Heritage Lakes Homeowners Association sold the couple's Frisco home at a foreclosure auction.
Honduras army soldiers stand guard outside of the National Congress in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday Dec 11, 2012.
A recruiter for the Arizona Army National Guard is accused of leading 30 to 35 nighttime raids through north Phoenix to harass homeless people.
RICHARD RAYMOND is a former Marine who also served as historian for the 116th Infantry, Virginia Army National Guard.
Jerry Brown has appointed an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel as the first independent inspector general of the California Military Department to investigate claims of wrongdoing at an agency beset by fraud in recent years.
"Only in America do we give interpreters a payback," said Bob Elliott, a retired colonel with the Oregon Army National Guard's 41st Brigade Combat Team.
Nevada Army National Guard crews face the uncertainties of convoy missions in Afghanistan's capital city.
Scott Walker quietly traveled to Kosovo this week to visit Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers.
A send-off for about two dozen Pennsylvania Army National Guard members was held Wednesday in Lebanon.
0Military officials say a lightning strike has injured 10 soldiers from a New Jersey Army National Guard unit who were training at Fort Drum in northern New York.
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