As COVID-19 Cases Increase Texas Governor Greg Abbott Activates National GuardSaying they need 'to be prepared to assist with response efforts for COVID-19' Texas Governor Greg Abbott activated the Texas National Guard on Tuesday.
Texas Gov. Abbott Calls Congress 'Group Of Reprobates' For Not Addressing Border 'Crisis'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he will be deploying 1,000 additional National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border amid what's being called a "crisis."
Officials: Utah Mayor Killed In 'Insider Attack' While Serving In AfghanistanThe mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state's National Guard, the town's temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed.
Mattis Preparing Order To Send Troops To US-Mexico BorderDefense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing an order that would send approximately 800 U.S. troops to the border, CBS News' David Martin has confirmed.
NC Soldier Killed By Explosive Device In AfghanistanThe Pentagon has released the identity of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Donations Sent To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Maria Relief Found Rotting In Parking LotDonated food sent to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria were left to rot in a parking lot of a government facility, CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reported Friday.
National Guardsman Died While Trying To Help Someone During Maryland Flash FloodsEddison Hermond was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a sergeant in the Maryland Army National Guard. He was described by those who knew him as an affable, generous man.
Calif. Governor Says Deal Reached On National Guard MissionCalifornia reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers.
U.S. Says California Rejected Proposed Border Duties For TroopsA state official said nothing was decided.
California To Join National Guard Border MissionCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump's call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House's portrait of a burgeoning border crisis.
Gradual Deployment Of U.S. Troops To Mexico Border UnderwayThe deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request is underway with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb illegal immigration.