US National Guard, 1st Edition

  • Marcia Amidon Lusted
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629685364
  • ISBN-13: 9781629685366
  • DDC: 355.370973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This series provides junior high and high school readers with comprehensive explorations of each branch of the US armed forces. Each book covers a branch's history, its current missions and role in the US military, its major accomplishments, the training required, its weapons, gear, and technology, and other fascinating information. Each book also offers substantial information on careers and what life is like in the branch. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
1: At Ground Zero.
2: Minutemen to Militia.
3: World Wars and Beyond.
4: An Evolving Role in Wartime.
5: The National Guard Today.
6: Service at Home.
7: Weapons and Equipment.
8: Career Opportunities.
9: Life in the National Guard.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.