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In Operation Vigilant Guard, a Prison Planet.tv exclusive, Infowars.com reporters and filmmakers Rob Dew and Jason Douglass venture to Chicago, Illinois, to document the militarization of domestic response during disasters and terrorist events in the United States.
It is not simply the U.S. military — specifically the National Guard federalized under the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act — and Homeland Security along with local police participating in exercises held state-wide in Illinois, but the Polish and Latvian military as well.
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Originally posted by chise61
I don't agree with any foreign military performing any kind of exercises on American soil. Don't we have a right to be informed when there is a foreign military presence on American soil for any reason, especially when they are actively engaged in training exercises ?
POWIDZ, Poland (6/24/2009) - Members of the 182nd Airlift Wing arrived at the 33rd Air Base here as part of the Illinois Air National Guard's role in the State Partnership Program.
The visit is part of a continual endeavor by National Guard Units and European military forces to facilitate information exchange and familiarization.
Members of the 182d Airlift Wing are touring facilities and exchanging information with their Polish counterparts through task demonstration, document sharing and hands-on experiences.
The 182nd AW Airmen have been continuously involved during the Polish air force's acquisition of the C-130 because Poland is the Illinois National Guard's sister unit in the State Partnership Program that began in 1993. The purpose of the State Partnership Program is to link the National Guard states and territories with partner countries to foster mutual interests and establish long-term relationships across all levels of society.
The State Partnership Program with Poland was one of the first three State Partnership Program relationships initiated between the National Guard and the former Soviet Eastern Bloc countries.
WARSAW, Poland, (3/18/10) - U.S. Ambassador to Poland, Lee Feinstein hosted a dinner for members of the Illinois National Guard and the Polish 1st Mechanized Brigade (1st Kosciuszko Brigade) in advance of the deployment of the Polish-led regiment to Ghazni province in Afghanistan March 18.
The Polish and American troops will deploy to Ghazni Province to serve in Task Force White Eagle, the Polish component of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.
The Illinois National Guard’s Bilateral Embedded Support Team (BEST) has trained with their Polish counterparts at bases in Poland for the last two months. They will deploy with the Polish 1st Kosciuszko Brigade and will serve under its operational control during a six-month rotation.
Agreed, I have personally trained along side foreign troops on American soil when I was in the miltary. That has always happened and I have no problems with it.
Originally posted by chise61
reply to post by SLAYER69
Sorry, I should have been more specific. It was the training exercises not being carried out on bases or in training facilities and with civilians that I was referring to. I wonder if they are attempting to have the American public grow accustomed to seeing foreign military personell on our streets.