#NationalGuard

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Suicide has long been a problem in the US military. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash(

  • Suicides by Army National Guard troops jumped by about 35%, from 76 in 2019 to 103 last year
  • Marine Corps suicides went up by more than 30%, from 47 to 62
  • The total number of Navy suicides dipped from 81 to 79

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US Capitol complex was breached earlier this year in January. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The police have revealed receiving intel on possible violence during the rally
  • The “Justice for J6” organised by Look Ahead America is anticipated to begin at noon
  • D.C. Police Chief Robert J. Contee has said that the police will be enforcing “no gun zones”

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Look Ahead America sponsor Matt Braynard, center, talks to conference attendees at his booth in the merchandise show. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The ‘Justice for J6’ rally is being organised in Washington DC  September 18
  • It is being organised by former Republican analyst Matt Braynard
  • Braynard, is the leader of ‘Look Ahead America’

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Security officials mobilised in the US Capitol complex earlier this year. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 100 National Guard troops will be available in Washington DC
  • The security officials will only carry a baton
  • Justice for J6 organisers have said that the rally will be violence free

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US Capitol complex was breached earlier this year in January. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • US Capitol Police requested Pentgon for National Guard
  • The Justice for 6 rally in Washington is scheduled for September 18
  • A request for putting up fences around US Captiol has been placed

.Jackson, MS, USA
A man rests his head in his hand while going through his flood damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday
  • Power in some homes came back on Wednesday
  • In Mississippi, more than 30,000 customers still have no electricity

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby gave details about the mandate in a press conference. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PentagonPresSec)

  • So far only the Pfizer vaccine has been madated
  • The vaccine mandate will have some exceptions
  • 68% of US forces have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

.Oregon City, OR, USA
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown talks with a National Guard member and registered nurse during a visit to the Marion County and Salem Health vaccination clinic in Oregon. (Photo credit: AP)

  • There are 733 people hospitalized with the virus in Oregon
  • The National Guards are being sent to hospitals across the state which have been pushed to the brink
  • They would serve as material and equipment runners and help with COVID-19 testing

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Some restrictions will still remain in place. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • On January 6, Donald Trump supporters breached the Capitol building
  • Since then fencing and barricades were put in place
  • Personnel were spotted removing bars connecting fencings on Friday

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The January 6 Capitol insurrection by Donald Trump supporters rocked the US. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The report was submitted by two Senate committees on the security failures
  • USCP's main intelligence unit "was aware of the potential for violence"
  • The red tape "hindered" the much-needed National Guard response