National Guard

Missouri National Guard Increases Diversity
Missouri National Guard Increases Diversity
  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri National Guard has experienced a 25 percent growth in minority personnel over the past year due to a concerted recruiting and retention effort spearheaded by the Adjutant General. Increasing the organization's diversity through a combination of attracting minority Soldiers and creating a command climate encouraging retention has been a major Guard focus during
Governor Jay Nixon Sends National Guard to Ferguson
Governor Jay Nixon Sends National Guard to Ferguson
Jefferson City, MO: Governor Jay Nixon has signed an executive order directing additional resources through the Missouri National Guard to help restore peace and order and to protect the citizens of Ferguson. “Tonight, a day of hope, prayers, and peaceful protests was marred by the violent criminal acts of an organized and growing number of individuals, many from outside the community and state, w
Soldier Stabbed at Clinton National Guard Armory
On Wednesday morning (Mar. 13) at around 10:00 a.m., Clinton Police Officers were dispatched to the National Guard Armory in Artesian Park in reference to a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers encountered a subject who had been stabbed in the buttocks.  The soldier was transported to the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital by private car and underwent surgery to repair the wound.