Gov. Parson to send National Guard, highway patrol members to Texas

Genevieve Tlustos/News Tribune photo:
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, outside of his Capitol office, announcing he signed an executive order to send National Guard members and Highway Patrol troopers to help Texas with issues at the border with Mexico. Standing behind him are, from left, National Guard Adjunct General Levon Cumpton, Col. Eric Olson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten.
Genevieve Tlustos/News Tribune photo: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson speaks Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, outside of his Capitol office, announcing he signed an executive order to send National Guard members and Highway Patrol troopers to help Texas with issues at the border with Mexico. Standing behind him are, from left, National Guard Adjunct General Levon Cumpton, Col. Eric Olson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten.


Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday that Missouri will send up to 200 state National Guard members and up to 22 State Highway Patrol troopers to the southern border of the United States.

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