Should There Be a 21st Century "U.S. Guards"?

Kievit, James O.; Bankus, Brent C.
March 2014
Homeland Defense & Civil Support Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p42
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the development and employment of the U.S. Guards, the U.S. Army World War I (WWI) homeland defense organization. Topics discusses include several areas protected by the guards including government buildings, railroad bridges and waterways, creation of "Warrior Transition Units" for the care and management of wounded soldiers and plans of the U.S. Department of Defense for protection of domestic security.


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