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 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 »

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 »

Can you go from army national guard to air national guard?

Absolutely. You may however have to change your MOS that serves the Air Guards needs.

If you join the coast guard and your husband is in the national guard will you be separated?

Separation in the military (used to be) SOP (Standard Operating Procedures). The US military is not "as military" as it used to be; it's nearly half law enforcement and half the Coast... Read More »