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The National Guard Deploys 5,000 Soldiers To Help With US Protests

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Published on June 1, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

The National Guard Deploys 5,000 Soldiers To Help With US Protests

The National Guard announced 5,000 soldiers and airmen would respond to several protests across the U.S. They said โ€œthe situation is fluid so those numbers can change rapidly.โ€ According to Business Insider, the National Guard have another 2,000 troops ready.

Their job is to protect the โ€œlives and property of citizens in their state.โ€ The statement explained the troops being used are from the communities of unrest and want to help enhance safety in those areas.

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