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DC Guard helps make way for protesters, First Amendment
June 9, 2020
District of Columbia National Guard 1st Lt. John McGlothlin, an Army attorney, patrols Gallery Place Chinatown June 6, 2020, in Washington, D.C. McGlothlin was activated to help keep peace so demonstrators could protest.

Guardsmen defuse tensions with Atlanta protesters
June 9, 2020
Staff Sgt. David Knicely talks to protesters across the fence line near the entrance to Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park June 6, 2020, explaining the National Guard’s mission to ensure the right of peaceful free speech.

Minnesota Guard Soldier eases tensions with protesters
June 8, 2020
Minnesota National Guard Master Sgt. Acie Matthews Jr. peacefully engages with protesters to show solidarity and request compliance with the state curfew at the grounds of the Minnesota state capitol in St. Paul, June 1, 2020.

Ohio Army Guard assists during unrest in Cleveland, Columbus
June 3, 2020
A Soldier with the Ohio National Guard looks on as protesters peacefully demonstrate in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio National Guard members have been activated to support state and local agencies in Columbus and Cleveland in response to incidents of civil unrest in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. Approximately 30,000 National Guard members in 31 states and Washington, D.C., are on duty protecting lives and property while safeguarding individual rights to demonstrate peacefully.

National Guard force surpasses Hurricane Katrina response
June 2, 2020
Master Sgt. Acie Matthews of the Minnesota National Guard engaged with protesters to show solidarity and request they comply with the state curfew at the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul June 1, 2020.