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Senate confirms retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as America's first Black defense secretary

Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, smiles during his conformation hearing. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP The Senate has confirmed Lloyd Austin, a retired four-star Army general, as the first Black secretary of defense. Austin served in the armed forces for more than four decades, retiring in 2016 after serving as the first Black leader of US Central Command. During his career, he developed a relationship with President Joe Biden and his late son Beau, who served as an officer in t...
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National Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inauguration

Meanwhile, The Washington Post and Politico reported that hundreds of Guard troops were relocated to a nearby garage. Photos of the troops in the garage drew outrage from lawmakers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

Members of the National Guard have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after a slate of lawmakers voiced their outrage at guardsmen being banished to a parking garage as a rest area, a guardsman told CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Capitol, National Guard, Capitol Complex


Army lied about brother of Michael Flynn's role in National Guard's weak response to Capitol attack

During the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump's supporters, Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, the brother of pardoned pro-Trump foreign agent Michael Flynn, was involved in a decision that slowed the National Guard's response. Moreover, the Army lied about it since, reports the Washington Post. — Read the rest
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Protecting The State Capitol, Other Locations Cost Almost $19 Million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CBS13/AP) — California spent nearly $19 million for a week’s worth of high security around the state Capitol and other locations because of fears of civil unrest surrounding the inauguration of President Joe Biden, officials said citing preliminary estimates Thursday. National Guard troops began standing down Thursday, but “state and local law enforcement will maintain a heightened posture over the coming days,” said Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the Governor’s Office of Em...
Tags: News, California, Washington, US, Local, Sacramento, Joe Biden, Fbi, Ferguson, California Highway Patrol, Associated Press, Biden, CHP, Donald Trump, Joe, Gavin Newsom


National Guard soldiers forced to sleep in Senate parking garage, urinate in street, after securing Capitol

Multiple reports on Thursday night that hundreds of members of the National Guard were forced to sleep in the Senate parking garage, breathing in car fumes and COVID, after protecting and serving lawmakers for the inauguration. It's not clear why they were kicked out of the building they'd been sheltering in, while providing security. — Read the rest
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Remains of 3 soldiers recovered after National Guard helicopter crash in New York

A New York National Guard helicopter crashed on a routine training mission Wednesday, killing three soldiers on board.         [Author: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle]
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No Reports of Violence as Antifa Hits Sacramento Streets on Inauguration Day

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‘That’s Not An Instant Snap Of The Fingers’: How Long Could Massive Law Enforcement Effort Remain Downtown?

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Tags: News, US, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Fbi, Washington Dc, Cbs, Kane, National Guard, Steinberg, Sacramento Area, Darrell Steinberg, Adam Gibson, Office of Emergency Services


Michael Flynn's brother was present on a call discussing the military response to the Capitol siege, despite the Army denying it for days: WaPo

Supporters of President Donald Trump wear gas masks and military-style apparel as they walk around inside the Rotunda after breaching the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/Getty Images The US Army falsely claimed that Michael Flynn's brother was not on a call discussing whether or not to dispatch the National Guard to the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, the Army's chief staff of operations, co...
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Helicopter Crash In N.Y. Kills 3 National Guard Members In Training Exercise

The circumstances around the deadly UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crash are under investigation.
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3 US soldiers killed after a Black Hawk helicopter crashes in New York

A UH-60 helicopter. Daniel Brown/Business Insider Three US soldiers were killed after an Army National Guard helicopter crashed in Mendon, New York, during a routine training mission in the evening, according to the state's National Guard. The incident is under investigation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Three US soldiers were killed after an Army National Guard helicopter crashed in Mendon, New York, during a routine training mission in the evening, according to the...
Tags: Transportation, Death, New York, News, Trends, Helicopter Crash, National Guard, Army National Guard, Black Hawk, David Choi, Naval Affairs, Army Aviation Support Facility, Mendon New York, Rochester International Airport, Military & Defense, New York Division of Military


3 National Guard soldiers killed in helicopter crash in New York state

Three New York National Guard soldiers were killed Wednesday night when their helicopter crashed in a routine training mission in upstate New York, according to the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.
Tags: New York, Cnn, National Guard, Upstate New York, Three New York National Guard, New York State Division of Military


3 National Guard members dead after helicopter crash on training mission in upstate New York

Three National Guard members were killed in a helicopter crash in New York state during a routine training mission Wednesday night, authorities say.         [Author: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle]
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Humvee recovered after being stolen from National Guard armory in California

A Humvee, valued at $120,000, was recovered early Wednesday morning after it was stolen from a military facility on last week, according to officials.
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Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Youtube, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, America, Barack Obama


After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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LIVE: After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office shortly before noon ET on Wednesday. Biden's inauguration came as Washington, DC was on lockdown after outgoing President Trump incited a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presiden...
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LIVE: Trump's most loyal congressional allies are seen arriving at Biden's inauguration

Congressional members and guests arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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Biden's inauguration is unlike any before. Photos show how his ceremony compares to those of previous presidents.

President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden arrive at Biden's inauguration. Win McNamee/Getty Images Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday as President and Vice President. Due to COVID-19 and threat of violence from far-right groups, the inauguration is unlike past ceremonies. Photos tell the story of how Biden's inauguration compares to that of previous presidents. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kama...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, United States, Washington Dc, George Bush


LIVE: Trump departs White House for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration as thousands of troops protect the nation's capital from right-wing extremists

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Inauguration Day security live updates: Trump exits White House for last time; 25,000 National Guard members in a fortified Washington, D.C.

The inauguration of Joe Biden was set to kick off at 11 a.m. in what was forecast to be a sun-splashed but chilly nation's capital-turned armed camp.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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LIVE: Trump wishes Americans a 'good life' before boarding Air Force One for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Inauguration Day security live updates: 25,000 National Guard members in a fortified Washington, D.C., ahead of Joe Biden's swearing-in

The inauguration of Joe Biden was set to kick off at 11 a.m. in what was forecast to be a sun-splashed but chilly nation's capital-turned armed camp.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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LIVE: Trump prepares to depart White House for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration as thousands of troops protect the nation's capital from right-wing extremists

US President Donald Trump stepping off Air Force One upon arrival in Harlingen, Texas, on January 12, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump will leave office and President-elect Biden will be inaugurated on Wednesday. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump wil...
Tags: Politics, News, Youtube, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Fbi, Afghanistan, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc


California Lawmakers Head Back To Capitol Ahead Of Looming Protests

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Chef helps feed National Guard troops

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, who has been feeding National Guard soldiers protecting the US Capitol. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
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Chef helps feed National Guard troops at US Capitol

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, who has been feeding National Guard soldiers protecting the US Capitol. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Anderson Cooper, National Guard, Jose Andres, US Capitol, World Central Kitchen, US Capitol Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle


Photos show what DC looks like a day before Biden's inauguration

Workers put up "Biden-Harris" branded bunting on a press riser along the inaugural parade route near the White House on January 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. Thousands of National Guard troops have been activated to protect the nation's capital against threats surrounding President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration and to prevent a repeat of last weeks deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Inauguration Day 2021 will be like no other amid the coronav...
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