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The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed at the Capitol until mid-March

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The National Guard is planning to ask up to 7,000 troops deployed to Capitol Hill to volunteer to stay until March 12, according to Military.com .
An official reportedly said the plan was still being finalized, and that Guardsmembers would not be required to remain deployed over its 31-day activation.
"We are not going to make anybody stay," spokesperson Nahaku McFadden told Military.com.
Of the roughly 25,000 troops initially deployed to the Capitol for security on Inauguration Day, 15,000 of them are expected to return to their respective states this week...
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Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hundreds of National Guard troops from among the thousands who deployed to the nation's capital after the violent riots earlier this month have tested positive for COVID-19 or are in quarantine, Politico reported Friday.
More than 25,000 National Guard troops were activated and deployed to Washington, DC in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol for a security mission that ran through the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday. The National Guard announced Thursday that the process for sending troops home is already underway.
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