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President Joe Biden’s Memorandum on Maximizing Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the “Stafford Act”), I hereby order as follows:

Section 1.  Policy.  Consistent with the nationwide emergency declaration concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19 Coronavirus) pandemic on March 13th, 2020, it is the policy of my Administration to combat and respond to COVID-19 Coronavirus with the full capacity and capability of the Federal Government to protect and support our families, schools, and businesses, and to assist State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments to do the same, including through emergency and disaster assistance available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Birth of the National Guard – The Birth of a Nation

 

Major General Jeffrey H. Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – The National Guard celebrates its 384th birthday on December 13th, 2020. This date is etched on the cornerstone of our Nation as it represents the first moment our society took its defense into our own hands.

It was also the first step in building a nation out of an untamed and dangerous wilderness. This date signifies the moment the Massachusetts Bay Colony organized three militia regiments to defend the colony from the growing threat of American Indian attacks. Other American colonies would follow their example and the militia would later become the basis for the Continental Army.

Major General Jeffrey H. Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General

Major General Jeffrey H. Holmes, Tennessee’s Adjutant General

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President Donald Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump just finished thanking law enforcement officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, for their efforts helping to quell violence and protect neighborhoods from additional damage after a series of violent riots last week.

“Law enforcement has just done such a great job working with the National Guard and working with a lot of people . . . We’re here to show our support for Kenosha,” President Trump said.

President Donald Trump surveys property damage in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (White House)

President Donald Trump surveys property damage in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (White House)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces Wally Crow as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2020-2021 term.

Crow previously served as IDB Chair for the 2016-2017 term and has an extensive history in commercial and industrial contracting, project management, civil engineering and planning.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board chairman Wally Crow.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board chairman Wally Crow.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Fighting for Our Military

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – As members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, my colleagues and I are hard at work on this year’s national defense authorization legislation. 

I’m focused on encouraging American innovation and creating high-skilled job opportunities for the Volunteer State, fighting for Tennessee’s military community, and confronting 21st century threats.

If the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has made one thing clear, it’s that we can no longer rely on communist China.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald Trump’s remarks on Jobs Numbers Report

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. This is a very big day for our country. It’s affirmation of all the work we’ve been doing, really, for three and a half years. This isn’t just over the last few months; this is for three and a half years.

And it’s a great thing. We were very strong. We had the greatest economy in the history of our country. We had the greatest economy in the history of the world. And that strength let us get through this horrible pandemic, largely through. I think we’re doing really well.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Maintaining Public Order

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The murder of George Floyd is an appalling stain on our nation’s history, and justice must be served. 

We must reject the false choice between standing in solidarity against police brutality, and maintaining law and order.

Over the past week, we have seen what happens when criminals and radicals hijack public expressions of anger and pain. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald Trump remarks on Coronavirus Vaccine Development

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Thank you very much.  It’s very hot today.  Please, sit down.  This is going to be a very hot one, and we apologize to everybody out there that’s going to suffer through it.  But you know what?  It’s better than bad weather.

And it’s great to be in the Rose Garden.  I want to especially thank this group for joining us as we announce a historic groundbreaking initiative in our ongoing effort to rapidly develop and manufacture a coronavirus vaccine.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Michigan National Guard Soldier receives Purple Heart at Fort Campbell for injuries sustained in Iranian Missile Attack

 

Army National GuardLansing, MI – Sgt. 1st Class Leonard P. Adams, a Michigan National Guard flight medic, was awarded the Purple Heart on May 5th, 2020 in a small ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. His family and friends watched a live feed of the event from their homes in Michigan.

Adams was injured on January 8th, 2020 while serving as the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of the MEDEVAC site at Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Leonard P. Adams, a Michigan National Guard flight medic with Detachment 1, Company C, 3-238th General Support Aviation Battalion in Grand Ledge, Michigan, was awarded the Purple Heart on May 5, 2020 in a small ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Leonard P. Adams, a Michigan National Guard flight medic with Detachment 1, Company C, 3-238th General Support Aviation Battalion in Grand Ledge, Michigan, was awarded the Purple Heart on May 5, 2020 in a small ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy photo)

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President Donald Trump’s remarks on Protecting America’s Seniors

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  Please.

This afternoon, I’ll sign a proclamation declaring the month of May to be Older Americans Month.  I don’t know if I’m in that category.  I have a feeling I am.  But I feel good.  And our country is making a lot of progress, Alex — I want to tell you that.  Making a lot of progress.

As we honor the incredible contributions of our nation’s seniors, we are here today to discuss the unprecedented steps we that we’re taking to protect them from the virus. 

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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