National Guard (France)
1789–1872 military reserve and police branch of France's military. Reactivated in 2016
The National Guard (French: Garde nationale) is a French military, gendarmerie, and police reserve force, it is active in its current form since 2016 but was originally founded in 1789 during the French Revolution.
|Part of||French Armed Forces|
|Motto(s)||Honneur et Patrie|
"Honour and Fatherland"
|Minister of the Armed Forces||Florence Parly|
|Secretary General for the National Guard||General Véronique Batut|
|Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette|