National Guard

The term National Guard originally referred to a French citizen militia (see: National Guard (France)). The term is now used in many countries. Depending on the country in question, "national guard" may refer to an organized militia, a military force, a paramilitary force, a gendarmerie, or a police force:

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Other articles related to "national guard, national, guard":

Latvian National Guard
... The National Guard (Latvian Zemessardze (ZS)) is a part of National Armed Forces ... consisting of volunteers who perform traditional national guard duties such as crisis response and support for military operations ... It consists of 3 regions of National Guard ...
Scott Perry (politician) - Military Service - National Guard
... began his military career in 1980 when he enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard ... Officer, Task Force Saber, Multi-National Division (East), Bosnia Safety Officer, SAAO, PA Joint Forces HQ ...
List Of Oklahoma State Agencies - Executive Branch - Secretary of Veterans Affairs
... Affairs Department of the Military • Department of Veterans Affairs National Guard • Army National Guard • Air National Guard • State Guard ...
National Guard - Political Organizations
... National Guard, better known as the Blueshirts, a 1930s political movement in Ireland, antecedent to the modern Irish political party, Fine Gael ...
Leonard F. Wing - World War II
... him with a regular Army officer, as was done in most divisions, making him one of two National Guard officers to command a combat division in World War II ... The other National Guard officer who commanded a combat division, Robert S. 1946, which is likely the source of the claim that Wing was the only National Guard officer to command a combat division in World War II ...

Famous quotes containing the words guard and/or national:

    We must be cruel as well as compassionate: let us guard against becoming poorer than nature is!
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
    C. Wright Mills (1916–1962)