Obama feels his ROE haven’t gotten enough of our guys killed.
Could it be so that the First Moslem can substitute
HIS brown shirts, eager to murder Americans, for the
patriots in the Guard?
Could be back room deals with China.
Something to remember, one of the “reasonable” gun control measures will be the inclusion of mental health records. All folks who have served in combat will likely be designated as having PTSD. This will keep them from lawfully purchasing firearms.
This would take a large number of folks out of any future equations where gun control is the issue.
The ANG has been part of Afghanistan deployments for years now. A relative in the Guard was deployed for a year a few years ago now. My son’s unit may deploy this year to tear down.
The National Guard and Air National Guard are leveraged more frequently under the Total Force Concept than they were in previous decades.
Air Force Introduces Future Total Force Concept
They are just as mission ready as active duty units and preform regular rotations during wartime.
Why have them if you aren’t going to use them?
Combat operations will “officially” end but our presence will extend for a decade at least. The question you really need to ask is “why AD/NG are still deploying to Iraq”(?). Rinse and repeat with Afghan.
So hussein can murder them too.