Hoeven Statement in Honor of the National Guard's 376th Birthday

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement in observance of the 376th birthday of the National Guard:

“Throughout its 376 year history, the National Guard has been ‘always ready, always there’ to defend and protect our interests at home and abroad. In North Dakota, we are especially grateful to the North Dakota National Guard members, both past and present, who have given their lives defending our nation. We thank all of our Guard members who tirelessly serve our state and nation and skillfully and selflessly complete whatever mission they are assigned. We truly appreciate their selfless and tireless service, and pay tribute to our National Guard on its 376th birthday.”