Deployment

National Guard Chief Advised Against Extending Capitol Deployment: Memo

The National Guard’s chief recommended against extending the deployment of personnel in the U.S. Capitol, arguing the military reserve force didn’t have enough volunteers and faced pressing needs within their states, according to a newly published memorandum. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the Guard chief, wrote in the memo that officials hadn’t been successful in securing enough …

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Wall Street sets record closing highs on stimulus hopes, vaccine deployment

FILE PHOTO: The back of the the “Fearless Girl” statue is pictured as morning sunlight falls on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building after the start of Thursday’s trading session in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo February 8, 2021 By Stephen Culp …

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Rep. Jeff Van Drew: Mass National Guard Deployment During Inauguration Was ‘Overkill’

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.) has called the deployment of tens of thousands of National Guard troops on inauguration day hypocrisy and “overkill.” Democrat-turned-Republican Van Drew, who serves as a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, told Newsmax on Saturday that he thought it was hypocritical of Democrats to send tens of thousands of …

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