National Guard civil unrest update: More than 17,000 troops in 23 states and DC activated

Military Times:  The National Guard has drastically increased it’s response to unrest sweeping America over what prosecutors say was the murder of a handcuffed black man by Minneapolis police. There are now more than 17,000 National Guard troops in 23 states and the District of Columbia have been activated to help quell the unrest.

That’s more than a three-fold increase in just over a day.

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