Who can activate the national guard?

Answer The governor of the state can activate that state's National Guard during local or statewide emergencies. However, the president of the United States can also activate the National Guard for federa... Read More »

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Is the state national guard the same as the army national guard?

The state National Guard and the United States National Guard are one in the same, with the only variances being the authority they were activated under (state or federal). Not all National Guard p... Read More »

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 ser... Read More »

Co A 6th RegInfantry National Guard 1886. Where can I find information on someone enlisted in Natl Guard in New Jersey?

You would have to find out which agency in the State of New Jersey has jurisdiction over the state's National Guard, and send a Freedom of Information Act request to them for that person's service ... Read More »

You were in the national guard reserves for 8 years part of that during war-time do you qualify for any kind of pension from the guard?

Political ideology (Maoism vs. National Socialism), mainly.