By Dave Chamberlin and Battlefields Staff Commentary I’ve read accounts where amputees will feel sensations where their missing limbs used to be. One of the phrases describing it is “phantom pain.” The Amputation Coalition describes it this way: “Phantom limb pain (PLP) refers to ongoing painful sensations that seem to be coming from the part of the limb that is […]
Tag: United States National Guard
The United States National Guard is part of the reserve components of the United States Army and the United States Air Force. It is a military reserve force composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations. All members of the National Guard of the United States are also members of the Organized Militia of the United States as defined by 10 U.S.C. § 246. National Guard units are under the dual control of the state governments and the federal government.