The National Guard of the United States is a reserve military force composed of National Guard militia members or units of each state and territory under federally recognized active or inactive armed force service for the United States. Majority of National Guard soldiers and airmen hold a civilian job full-time while serving part-time as a National Guardsman. The National Guard of the United States is a joint reserve component of the United States Army and the United States Air Force and maintains two subcomponents the Army National Guard of the United States for the Army and the Air Force's Air National Guard of the United States.
George Smith Patton Jr. was an officer in the United States Army known as the most outstanding Tank Commander General during World War II.
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