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    National Guard, America's Part-time Military, Helps Out in Times of Crisisi
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    Carolyn Presutti
    August 21, 2014 11:22 PM
    The governor of Missouri is pulling out National Guard troops who are assisting state and local police in Ferguson, Missouri, as protests continue there, following last week's killing of an unarmed African-American by a white police officer. VOAs Carolyn Presutti explains the difference between the National Guard and the US military, through this visit to a National Guard base in Pennsylvania. First, we must warn you that the beginning pictures are graphic.

    National Guard, America's Part-time Military, Helps Out in Times of Crisis

    Published August 21, 2014

    The governor of Missouri is pulling out National Guard troops who are assisting state and local police in Ferguson, Missouri, as protests continue there, following last week's killing of an unarmed African-American by a white police officer. VOAs Carolyn Presutti explains the difference between the National Guard and the US military, through this visit to a National Guard base in Pennsylvania. First, we must warn you that the beginning pictures are graphic.


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    by: SSG Ernest Hilbert from: Philadelphia,Pa
    August 26, 2014 9:59 PM
    I would like to thank the VOA organitation for the interveiw. As a member of the128th Chemical Company and the PA National Guard we appreciate your support thank you! God Bless America!