Missouri National Guard

Jefferson Barracks Natl. Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony

New Role Planned at Jefferson Barracks

The military post founded in 1832 has been picked by the Defense Department for a detachment that will gather intelligence on adversaries.


Illlinois National Guard

Funeral for Mo. Guardsman Who Died in Guatemala

A Missouri National Guard soldier who died in a training exercise in Guatemala will be buried Thursday in Union.


Sgt. Robert Traxel

Missouri Soldier Dies on Humanitarian Mission

34-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert J. Traxel died Monday while performing his annual training duties.


Missouri Forest Fire

Fire Threat Prompts Emergency Ops Center Activation

550 acres of the Mark Twain National Forest already have burned, and approximately 2,000 additional acres are at risk.


walmart joplin

Guard Acknowledges 4 Soldiers Looted in Joplin

Four National Guard soldiers stole electronics from a Wal-Mart store they were assigned to help after last year’s tornado in Joplin.


Photo courtesy Mo National Guard

Missouri National Guard Plans New $8M Facility in Macon

The Guard says the 30,000-square-foot facility will service vehicles from across north-central Missouri.


1138th Transportation Company at May 2011 deployment (photo courtesy: Missouri National Guard)

1138th Comes Home

Missouri National Guard troops spent a year in Afghanistan


Governor Jay Nixon, 1

Missouri National Guard Members Survive Suicide Blast

Governor Nixon Notified


An aerial view shows the destruction of the Home Depot in Joplin, Missouri on May 24, 2011. The tornado that hit Joplin on May 22 has claimed 122 lives and is now the deadliest single U.S. tornado in about 60 years. UPI/Tom Uhlenbrock

Who Pays For Governor Nixon’s Flights Over Disaster Areas?

Cost of flights more than 100,000 dollars.


KMOX/Brad Choat

Missouri Lawmakers Push for Increased Vet Spending

Gaming Commission money that now goes for early childhood education would be used instead to increase funding for veterans’ homes and for certain Missouri National Guard benefits.





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