President Clinton may well be the rear guard of the welfare state.
One's rear guard should have a say in the matter, too.
At the end of the column moved the rear guard.
Two men faced back the way they had come as a rear guard.
If their rear guard is here, they are well prepared.
Would they put just one man as a rear guard?
After several minutes, the rest of the rear guard had all joined her.
I couldn't see any sort of rear guard or reserve.
Meanwhile, behind them the rear guard was making its way forward.
You are here as a rear guard and a base for me to get back to.