In a barely noticed development last week, the Army stationed an active unit inside the United States. The Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Team is back from Iraq, now training for domestic operations under the control of US Army North, the Army service component of Northern Command. The unit will serve as an on-call federal response for large-scale emergencies and disasters. It’s being called the Consequence Management Response Force, CCMRF, or “sea-smurf” for short.
Posse Comitatus Is Alive And Well Under Bush
A very scary development. The Army is training to quell civil unrest. Soldiers may be coming to a street near you! Here's a snippet: