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Us National Guard: Role In Uk

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 7 May 1986

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What role is envisaged in emergency in the United Kingdom for US National Guard Forces, and whether such personnel have carried out any exercises in this country.

The US National Guard has a war role as a reserve force in Support of regular US forces assigned to NATO. In order to practise this role, members of both the Army and Air National Guard take part in routine military exercises in this country.