Stars and Stripes stripes.com 10 Jan, 2021 23:15 am

NJ National Guard units deploy to DC to bolster security after mob stormed Capitol

NJ National Guard units deploy to DC to bolster security after mob stormed Capitol
round 500 New Jersey-based National Guard soldiers and airmen are expected to remain in the city at least through the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

NJ National Guard units deploy to DC to bolster security after mob stormed Capitol Around 90 citizen solders from the New Jersey National Guard deployed from the National Guard Armory in West Orange to Washington, D.Around 90 citizen solders from the New Jersey National Guard deployed from the National Guard Armory in West Orange to Washington, D.and civil unrest, that definitely changed the picture for the New Jersey National Guard and our citizen soldiers were called up to help respond,” Ryan Harty, operations officer of the state’s National Guard, said previously.The New Jersey National Guard also deployed to the capital in May to aid officers during civil unrest surrounding the Black Lives Matter protests in May.

Around 90 citizen soldiers from Troop B, 102nd Cavalry Regiment left from the West Orange armory Sunday morning, according to a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs The 500 citizen soldiers and airmen from around the state deployed to D.10, to assist in protecting the capital after a mob descended on Jan.

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