Posts tagged as National Guard

National guard no longer on Eastern border of Latvia

Monday, July 6, 2020

After July 9, the army no longer intends to continue national guard patrol on the eastern border of the country, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks told news agency LETA on July 4. He said that the situation is not so complicated that the national guard should continue to take part in the monitoring of the eastern border of the country. It should also be noted that national guard are not professional soldiers…

US troops deployed at the border limited in what they can do

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The more than 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement on American soil. That means the troops will not be allowed to detain immigrants, seize drugs from smugglers or have any direct involvement in stopping a migrant caravan that is still about 1,000…