In Our Communities

May 19, 2023

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) is sending a National Guard unit to Texas for a mission “supporting Customs and Border Protection officers and agents along the Southwest border,” AP reported. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) also announced he’s sending Guard troops and other state personnel to the border, AP reported….

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is getting a new space-focused intelligence unit, Dayton Daily News reported. “I look forward to welcoming nearly 90 additional Air Force personnel and their families to join our Southwest Ohio community,” Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) said….

Leaders at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri helped celebrate more than 50 graduating high school seniors who are joining military service during a Community Salute to Service event, according to a press release. The keynote speaker was Gen. Gary Brito, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. “This year marks the 50th anniversary of an all-volunteer force. You represent that volunteer spirit,” Brito told the graduates.

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May 19, 2023

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