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President Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper are encouraging governors to send in more Guard troops.
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National Guard components in California, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, New York, Maryland Rhode Island and Washington have been activated to assist in combating the spread of COVID-19. The units are supporting logistics, communications and planning operations alongside state officials.
By Dylan Gresik
Rather than fighting wildfires in the traditional way — using aircraft to drop chemical retardants on the blaze while ground crews clear brush that could be potential fuel — the Air Force should try to bomb it.
By Kyle Rempfer