Missouri National Guard
The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin a systematic process of withdrawing from Ferguson.
Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, stating that there would be no curfew Monday night.
Stephen Danner commends citizen soldiers for their service at home & overseas.
Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military ID cards that are the gateway to accessing benefits.
During part of the oath that reads “I will obey the order of the president of the United States” members of the crowd could be heard booing.
So far, about 200 employees at the Missouri National Guard have been furloughed and more could be on the way if a deal isn’t reached in the coming days.
One state department that would face potentially severe consequences of a government shutdown would be the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
“There has been some seepage and there has been some sloughing of the wall in two places,” Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said.
Nixon on Friday activated the Missouri National Guard, deploying them to Clarksville and other Mississippi River towns under siege by the Mississippi River.