The Director's Perspective

Vaughn, Clyde
August 2006
Soldiers;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p4
The article focuses on the functions of the U.S. Army National Guard. Before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Army National Guard soldiers were deployed worldwide to perform various missions, including combat and peacekeeping operations. The Guard's hurricane response in September 2005 signifies its transformation. The National Guard is being augmented with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency to secure the southwestern border of the country.


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