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Guard is considered ready and able to respond

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / May 16, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The National Guard has more than enough manpower to answer President Bush's call for 6,000 members to beef up border security, in part because the Guard has been decreasing its role in Iraq and other overseas missions, according to the private association that represents Guard officers. (Full article: 695 words)

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