National Guard Deployed To Mexican Border

Four members of the Missouri Army National Guard were deployed today [Tuesday] to the southern border in support of Operation Guardian Support.

Governor Eric Greitens was on hand for their departure.


In addition to the soldiers, Greitens also authorized a helicopter.

The National Guard Members will be in a support role, and not conducting law enforcement missions. They will be assigned to provide aerial surveillance.

They are expected to return by mid-summer.

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