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Deployment Ceremony
August 8, 2009

Gov. Jay Nixon spoke at the Aug. 8 deployment ceremony in Jefferson City for the nine soldiers of Detachment 40, Operational Support Airlift Command, Missouri National Guard. The soldiers are being deployed for duty in Afghanistan. The Governor talked about the courageous Missourians he met during his July trip to the Middle East, and how he was confident these soldiers would fulfill their mission with distinction and honor.download

Deployment Ceremony