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National Guard soldiers, airmen to be furloughed

More than 1,100 National Guard soldiers and airmen in Hawaii — and thousands in other states — will be living with 20 percent less pay over the next three months as the Defense Department carries out automatic federal budget cuts.Full story

National Guard brings skills, equipment to tornado scene

  Maj. Gen. Myles Deering of the Oklahoma City National Guard talks with Rachel Maddow about the role the National Guard will play in Moore, Oklahoma, from support to security. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb discusses rescue preparedness through the overnight hours.

Some relief reaches those hit by Sandy

  With hundreds displaced by the storm, crucial necessities are being supplied to those hit hardest by Sandy by FEMA, the Red Cross and the National Guard. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

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  Water overwhelms Hoboken

The National Guard arrived by Wednesday morning, rescuing the elderly trapped inside their homes and delivering food and supplies. Hoboken, N.J., became a virtual island when Sandy forced 500 million gallons into the city. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

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