Thousands of National Guard members to stay in Washington DC into March

Alex Nitzberg
Just the News

January 24, 2021

Thousands of National Guard members will remain in Washington D.C. through March, according to the National Guard Bureau. 

“As we continue to work to meet the final post-inauguration requirements, the National Guard has been requested to continue supporting federal law enforcement agencies with 7,000 members and will draw down to 5,000 through mid-March,” the Guard said in a statement.  “We are providing assistance such as security, communications, medical evacuation, logistics, and safety support to state, district and federal agencies.”

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