Missouri National Guard get to work in Clarksville

Members of the Missouri National Guard

Gov. Jay Nixon has mobilized the Missouri National Guard to assist in flood relief efforts.

Approximately 50 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen will assist local authorities in the Clarksville area.

The Missouri National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen are expected to assist with sandbagging efforts and retaining wall construction.

Missouriâ??s Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen will work in support of local authorities until released by the governor.

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Information from Maj. Tamara Spicer, Missouri National Guard State Public Affairs Officer.