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Definition of the noun air national guard

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noun

  1. a civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies

Explanation

The Air National Guard, also known as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It, along with each state's Army National Guard component, makes up the National Guard of each state.

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Google previewA Handbook for Future Minority Leaders in America

by Larry Johnson

The Air National Guard is an institutionally racist entity that consciously perpetuates its military membership, leadership, and senior leadership in line with cultures, people and values mirroring the homogenous organization they've grown to ...

Google previewPersian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

Air Force Air National Guard, falls under both state and federal control. The jurisdictional distinctions are often referred to as Title 10 and Title 32, respectively .

Google previewEncyclopedia of War and American Society (2005)

by Peter Karsten

Air National Guard and the American Military Tradition. Washington, D.C.: Historical Services Division, National Guard Bureau, 1995. U.S. General Accounting Office. “Reserve Forces: Observations on Recent National Guard Use in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Race Riots (2007)

by Walter C. Rucker, James N. Upton

Lieutenant Governor Anderson arrived at the Van Nuys Air National Guard Base at 3:35 P.m. After talking with Hale Champion who ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations (1998)

by Oxford University Press

Anglo-Saxon ANGUS Air National Guard of the United States Anll. Anhang ( German: appendix; of a book, etc.) anhycl. (or anhydr.) Chem. anhydrous ANI ( Portugal) Agéncia de Noticias de Informacoes (news agency) ~ (Uruguay) Agencia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Science (2013)

by G. Kurt Piehler

Air Force Command Air Mobility Command Air National Guard Airborne Units Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coast Guard, U.S. Engineers, Combat Infantry Interpreters and ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (2011)

As Amended Through April 2010 by Barry Leonard

analog nonsecure ANCA Allied Naval Communications Agency ANDVT advanced narrowband digital voice terminal ANG Air National Guard ANGLICO air-naval gunfire liaison company ANGUS Air National Guard of the United States A/NM ...

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Small photo of CHEYENNE, WY__CIRCA JUNE 5, 2014__Military women having brunch at the Air National Guard in Cheyenne, Wy..Small photo of CHEYENNE, WY__CIRCA JUNE 5, 2014__Military women having brunch at the Air National Guard in Cheyenne, Wy..Small photo of CHEYENNE, WY__CIRCA JUNE 5, 2014__Military women having brunch at the Air National Guard in Cheyenne, Wy..Small photo of LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2016: Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15 Eagle fighter jet take off. The ANG is in Europe for a 6-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.Small photo of LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2016: Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C Eagle take off from Leeuwarden. The ANG is in Europe for a 6-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.Small photo of LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016: Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C take off from Leeuwarden airbase. The ANG is in Europe for a 6-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.Small photo of LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2016: Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15 Eagle landing at Leeuwarden base. The ANG is in Europe for a 6-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. More...

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George W. had a plan. He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas, which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam. (Peter Jennings)
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