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National Guard

n. Abbr. NG
The military reserve units controlled by each state of the United States, equipped by the federal government and subject to the call of either the federal or the state government.

National Guard

n
1. (Historical Terms) (sometimes not capitals) the armed force, first commanded by Lafayette, that was established in France in 1789 and existed intermittently until 1871
2. (Military) (in the US) a state military force that can be called into federal service by the president

Na′tional Guard′


n.
a state military force that is subject to call by the state or federal government in emergencies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal governmentNational Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
Air National Guard, ANG - a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
territorial reserve, territorial - a territorial military unit
National Guard Bureau, NGB - the agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various National Guard units
Army National Guard, ARNG - a civilian reserve component of the United States Army comprised of guardsmen who serve during overseas peacekeeping missions and during local emergencies
guardsman - a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'
territorial - nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
Translations

National Guard

n (Am) the National Guardla milizia nazionale (volontaria, in ogni stato)
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Commerce was at a standstill; our master passed half his time under arms, as a national guard, in order to keep the revolutionists from revolutionizing the revolution.
He received a salary on the staff of the National Guard, where he held a sinecure which was paid for by the city of Paris; he was government commissioner to a secret society; and filled a position of superintendence in the royal household.
Speaking during the swearing-in ceremony of the Chief of the National Guard Ilias Leontaris, who has been reappointed, and the new Deputy Chief of the National Guard Constantinos Chrysiliou, Anastasiades said that the deployment of Cyprus' military forces has always been and will continue to be defensive and not offensive.
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The City Council approved an order authorizing the extension of property tax exemption for members of the Massachusetts National Guard and reservists serving in foreign countries.
President Donald Trump is considering the mobilization of up to 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, the (https://apnews.
KUWAIT, June 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said Tuesday the critical period being undergone by the Arab region require the National Guard personnel to double their efforts and remain vigilant.
com)-- Colonel Rich Baldwin, a Brigade Commander for the Arizona National Guard, and Captain Mike Riley, Section Chief for Army National Guard Transition Services & Employment Outreach at National Guard Bureau (NGB), presented CASY & MSCCN with the National Guard Minuteman Award for their "unwavering support and dedication to the Soldiers and families of the National Guard.
Riyadh, Rabi'II 25, 1437, February 04, 2016, SPA -- Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of National Guards, this evening visited two injured members of the National Guard troops who are receiving treatment at King Abdulaziz Medical City at the National Guard in Riyadh.
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Iraqi Forces Coalition, Abdul Kahar al-Samarrai said the political blocs agreed to pass the National Guard law as soon as possible.
Senate of Kazakhstan's parliament has approved a draft law on the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Friday.
The visit of the minister of Saudi National Guard was very much anticipated due to the current geopolitical developments in the region.

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