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Florida National Guardsmen Are Caught In the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
165 Florida National Guardsmen remain in Ukraine, and are scheduled to stay in-country until September, despite the growing risk to their safety.
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Disturbing to Praise Cheney
In a letter to the editor of the LNP in Lancaster Pennsylvania, local Daniel Martin calls Rep. Liz Cheney beyond the pale for her support of endless wars and opposition to "Defend the Guard."
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott to File Suit to Protect National Guard Troops From Biden's Vaccine Mandate
First Oklahoma and now Texas are pushing back against the U.S. Department of Defense COVID-19 vaccine mandate, with Republican governors considering breaking financial ties between their state National Guards and the national bureau.
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Eric Brakey Interviews Sgt. Dan McKnight - Free America Now!
In the final days of 2021, Young Americans for Liberty Senior Spokesman Eric Brakey spoke with Dan McKnight on his podcast Free America Now! about Defend the Guard legislation and what's happening in the coming legislative session.
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The Growing Discontent Within the National Guard
NPR spoke with Sgt. Dan McKnight about his experiences in the National Guard, and how that branch too often gets the short side of the stick by the federal government — including being deployed into unconstitutional wars.
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Veterans Advocacy Group Asks for National Guard to Reassign Troops to Relief Efforts
Bring Our Troops Home issued a demand that the Kentucky National Guard be immediately return from their deployment to Africa to offer assistance to their home state following devastating tornadoes.
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165 Members of Florida National Guard in Ukraine
An Orlando news outlet speaks to State Rep. Anthony Sabatini about the Florida National Guard's deployment to Ukraine which he believes is counterintuitive for U.S. national security.
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An Interview with Representative Bryan Slaton
State Rep. Bryan Slaton of Texas describes why he's focused on passing "Defend the Guard" legislation to restore a constitutional foreign policy.
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Veterans Group Declares National Guard Deployment to Africa "Unconstitutional"
Bring Our Troops Home released a press release condeming the deployment of the Virginia National Guard to Africa for combat duty undeclared by Congress.
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Seitz Lays Out Legislative Plans for 2022
State Rep. Brian Seitz of Missouri is prioritizing passing "Defend the Guard" during the 2022 legislative session.
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1,000 National Guard Soldiers to Deploy to Africa as Mid East Wars Wind Down
The focus of U.S. military deployments is turning towards Africa as the force structure continues to rely on the National Guard to supplement its manpower.
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A Fat, Comfortable Military Is a "Woke" Military
From culture wars to bloated budgets, there are numerous problems with America's modern military structure that can be corrected through devolving decision-making to the state level.
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Middle East to Middle America: How YAL Legislator Ben Adams Went from the Marines to the State House
A conversation between two allies in the liberty movement and their efforts to pass "Defend the Guard" bills in state legislatures.
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New Normal? How the Guard Is Fighting Worsening Natural Disasters Amid Deployments
As natural disasters and emergencies increasingly occur at home, the Military Times examines how deploying National Guard units overseas into combat is effecting our readiness.
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Ep. 1944 Defend the Guard Against the Feds, with Scott Horton and Dan McKnight
Scott Horton, filling in for a recovering Tom Woods, talks to Dan McKnight about the end of the Afghan War and our organization's work to pass "Defend the Guard" legislation in the states.
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