The Missouri National Guard says it still has one soldier working in Joplin, 20 months after guard members responded to the devastating tornado that killed 161 people.
Minors are to be off the streets at ten o’clock on both weeknights and weekend nights.
The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
The whole town and hundreds of volunteers searched, but they were never found.
Gov. Jay Nixon has activated the National Guard to assist with coordination and recovery in storm-damaged southern Missouri.
Currently, the Missouri National Guard reports it has about 1,000 soldiers currently deployed in Afghanistan, Egypt and Qatar.
The St. Louis Cardinals get a good luck wish from soldiers far away.
Troops were told Saturday to be prepared to move out if necessary.
93 Guard members will deploy next month for a year-long peacekeeping tour in Egypt.
Guard members have been assisting in the search for survivors or victims in the rubble.