National Guard Offers Suggestions For Holiday Giving

As more of Missouri’s citizen-soldiers and airmen head off to the war on terror, National Guard commanders have some suggestions how to make their holidays brighter.Well-meaning Missourians who want to send Christmas packages to state National Guardsmen deployed...

National Guard Unit Mobilizes For Effort In Iraq

The latest National Guard unit mobilized to support the effort in Iraq is the 1140th Engineer Battalion. It has units in eight southern Missouri towns. Members have to report to their armories on January 3rd. They’ve been told they could be gone as long as 18...

Businesses Encouraged to Support Guard Employees

This week has been declared Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in Missouri as well as across the nation. This week has been set aside to recognize the sacrifices Missouri employers are required to make when their employees are activated to military service,...

National Guard Units Alerted For Possible Mobilization

Missouri National Guard members are being told to get ready for a possible deployment to Iraq. Guardsmen from several communities in southeast Missouri and Jefferson City are being told to prepare to be part of the Pentagon’s rotation of 43,000 ready Reserve...

National Guard Closing Half Dozen Armories

The National Guard is closing six armories to save money. Armories in St. Ann, Caruthersville, Charleston, Salem, Neosho and Bernie will be closed, starting next month. Units at those armories will be moved to the nearest armory and the buildings will become the...
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