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In a Missouri deployment tradition, Gov. Jay Nixon presents the state flag to Col. Mariah Best, the youngest member of the 70th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment. Maj. Gen, Steve Danner, left foreground, presents the U.S. flag to First Sgt. Mary Williams, right, who is the unit’s oldest member.

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Deploying with a message

“The pen is mightier than the sword,” was a common saying among speakers at Monday’s deployment ceremony for eight members of the 70th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment at Missouri National Guard headquarters.


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