As many of you may know the MV-22 Osprey seen in the above video is a Marine vehicle. The MV-22 also provides transport for White House staff as part of the HMX-1 presidential squadron based in Quantico, Va.

Who controls the NG?

  • Normally the states; the state governors
  • During peacetime each state National Guard answers to leadership in the 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. During national emergencies, however, the President reserves the right to mobilize the National Guard, putting them in federal duty status.

Why was the NG recently activated in select cities within the US?

Charlottesville, VA – ANTIFa (anticipation of lack of law and order) Texas – hurricane Florida – hurricane US Virgin Islands – hurricane Puerto Rico – hurricane California – wildfires Montana – wildfires

Can the NG work in coordination w/ the marines?

Yes

Do conditions need to be satisfied to authorize?

The NG is mainly activated by the states, the POTUS needs Congressional approval to activate the NG. If the states activate them, POTUS can take control of them. This would allow the Marines and the NG to work together under one set of orders. This is shown in the Posse Comitatus Act where by the POTUS can take control.

What former President used the military to save the republic and what occurred exactly?

  • Abraham Lincoln – CIVIL WAR resulted He declared Martial Law which suspended habeas corpus in the US. More specifically he imposed the suspension on “prisoners of war, spies, or aiders and abettors of the enemy,” as well as on other classes of people, such as draft dodgers.” Source=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martial_law_in_the_United_States#Ex_parte_Milligan

SUMMARY

Someone controls the National Guard. The National Guard recently activated in select cities within the US. The National Guard work in coordination with the Marines. Conditions need to be satisfied to authorize. A former President used the military to save the republic.

Who controls the NG?

State governor. Was Pentagon. Now is POTUS by way of order of Pentagon

Why was the NG recently activated in select cities within the US?

Can the NG work in coordination w/ the marines?

Yes, per NG recruiting site:respond to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Seeing they are in Kuwait and Afghanistan, they also work with/for the Army. NG is reserves for the Army. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Guard_of_the_United_States

Do conditions need to be satisfied to authorize?

During national emergencies, however, the President reserves the right to mobilize the National Guard, putting them in federal duty status

What former President used the military to save the republic and what occurred exactly?

Also: -Whiskey Rebellion -Andrew Jackson. In 1832, he ordered federal armed forces to South Carolina to enforce federal (tariff) laws. South Carolina backed down, and the union was preserved. -JFK activated (federalized) Alabama NG on 6/11/1963 -George Bush- during the 1992 LA riots – Rodney King Riots.