Now the Kansas National Guard has plenty of manpower – only a little over 10% of the Kansas Guard is deployed. But over 50% of their equipment is in
All Things Considered, May 7, 2007 · Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says that the wars in
Residents are returning to the town, where many buildings have been reduced to rubble. The tornado's winds reached speeds of more than 200 miles.
She tells Robert Siegel that 50 percent of the Guard's heavy equipment, such as dump trucks and backhoes, is not in
Despite the equipment shortage and the extent of the destruction in the town of
Rescue crews continue to look for survivors.
The National Guard is supposed to be there for us, to protect the homeland when disaster strikes. But they need their damned equipment. They can’t respond to a disaster with their bare hands!
Enough already – bring the troops – and their equipment – home. Now.