Why was the Louisiana National Guard unable to help?
During that time, many were deployed to Iraq at the time, so other states that had available manpower, assisted during that period. There were some members of the Louisiana Guard that were available. ...
Asked in Government, US National Guard
Is the Louisiana National Guard part of the Federal Government?
The Louisiana National Guard is part of the state government. When and if it is federalized, it becomes part of the federal government. ...
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Is it true that the National Guard is unable to respond to disaster without the state's governor request?
They governor doesn't request the National Guard - they order the National Guard. The statement is partially true, but still misleading. Typically, a County Sheriff will have the authority to activate National Guard units within their county or parish, or authority to activate the National Guard may sometimes be administered by the head of the state's Justice or Public Safety department, or by the state's Adjutant General, but the National Guard won't respond on their own. ...
What is the difference between the army national guard and the national guard or is there any?
There are actually two National Guards, but when people say the National Guard they are probably (but not necessarily) talking about the Army National Guard. The other National Guard is the Air National Guard which is to the Air Force what the Army National Guard is to the Army. ...
Asked in Hurricane Katrina
How did the US government help in the recovery after Hurricane Katrina?
After Hurricane Katrina, the United States government sent the National Guard to help clean the aftermath. They also set up shelters and grants for those families that lost their house. ...
Asked in History of France, French Revolution
Why was Louis 16 unable to finish his speech on the scaffold before his execution?
An Officer of the National Guard signaled for a drum roll to begin.
Asked in US National Guard
Does the national guard work with the army national guard?
yes There are actually 2 types of national guards. There is the Air National Guard which is part of the Air Force and the Army National Guard which is part of the Army. Then there is the State Guard which certain states have and work closely with the army national guard. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, US Army, US National Guard
Can a govenor refuse to give control of a state's National Guard to the president?
Yes, the most recent occurrence of this was Hurricane Katrina. President Bush wanted the Governor of Louisiana (Kathleen Blanco) to declare a state of emergency which would activate the State's National Guard. However it was her decision to do so. However, she did within 24 hours of him requesting her to do so. The only exception is if the "situation" involves multiple states which would give the federal government jurisdiction. ...
Is the army national guard and the Florida national guard the same?
Each state has a military bureau, which is ultimately responsible for that state's respective National Guard units when they're not under federal activation. The National Guard consists of two services - the Army National Guard (ultimately subordinate to the Army), and the Air National Guard (ultimately subordinate to the Air Force). The Army National Guard is composed of the Army National Guard units of all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico. The Florida National Guard is composed of both Army National Guard and Air...
Can you be deployed from the national guard of Puerto Rico?
The National Guard and Air National Guard can be (and have been) deployed. The Puerto Rico State Guard cannot. ...
Asked in US Constitution, US Army, US National Guard
What are the unit listings for Texas National Guard?
Bear in mind that the National Guard comprises both the Army National Guard and Air National Guard. The major subordinate commands of the Texas Army National Guard and Air National Guard are listed in the corresponding Wikipedia articles for each, which you can access by clicking the related links at the bottom. ...
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How does the military affect the national guard?
The National Guard serves as a reserve component of two federal forces - the Army (Army National Guard), and Air Force (Air National Guard). Policies, procedures, etc. adopted by these branches are subsequently adopted by their National Guard components. ...