missouri national guard http://kbia.org en Government shutdown leads to furloughs, cancelled drills for Missouri National Guard http://kbia.org/post/government-shutdown-leads-furloughs-cancelled-drills-missouri-national-guard <div class="card-content"><p>The federal government shutdown has now hit the <a href="http://www.moguard.com/">Missouri National Guard</a>.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Late Wednesday, the Guard furloughed nearly a thousand of their 1,400 federal technicians considered to be non-essential.&nbsp; Spokeswoman, Major Tammy Spicer, says the technicians include both civilian and uniformed staff.</span></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:58:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin 41574 at http://kbia.org Government shutdown leads to furloughs, cancelled drills for Missouri National Guard Nixon visits flooded areas in southern Missouri http://kbia.org/post/nixon-visits-flooded-areas-southern-missouri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Jay Nixon toured parts of flood-ravaged south-central Missouri Thursday following days of heavy rains, which damaged dozens of homes and killed a young boy.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Nixon praised the work of local organizations in their response efforts, including the Red Cross, whose Waynesville shelter housed 27 people Wednesday night. Nixon has called upon the Missouri National Guard for security and traffic control, as numerous streets have been closed, including sections of I-44 earlier this week.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:54:40 +0000 Scott Harvey 38561 at http://kbia.org Nixon visits flooded areas in southern Missouri Nixon visits National Guard members in Afghanistan http://kbia.org/post/nixon-visits-national-guard-members-afghanistan <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p><p><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is in Afghanistan visiting members of the Missouri National Guard who won’t be home for the holidays.&nbsp; </span></font></span></font></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:01:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25524 at http://kbia.org Nixon visits National Guard members in Afghanistan Mo National Guard exempt from Sunshine Law http://kbia.org/post/mo-national-guard-exempt-sunshine-law <p>Missouri National Guard members have been disciplined for looting in Joplin after the massive tornado. Wed, 23 May 2012 20:57:15 +0000 Associated Press 14659 at http://kbia.org Mo National Guard exempt from Sunshine Law Missouri National Guard agribusiness team returns home http://kbia.org/post/missouri-national-guard-agribusiness-team-returns-home <p>Agribusiness Development Team Five has returned home, after an 11-month tour in Afghanistan. The Missouri National Guard team was tasked with helping was improve&nbsp;agricultural practices in Afghanistan.</p><p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 17:32:03 +0000 Samantha Sunne 13157 at http://kbia.org Missouri National Guard agribusiness team returns home Newscast for March 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-9-2012 <p>This is regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A look back as state legislators take their spring break</li><li>Governor Nixon sends off a troop from the Missouri National Guard</li><li>Branson city officials assess the damage after February&#39;s tornado</li><li>Columbia officials revise their Enhanced Enterprise Zone plans</li><li>Columbia residents to vote on funding for Columbia Public Schools Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:46:06 +0000 Brian Pepoon 10296 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon sees off MO National Guard team http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-sees-mo-national-guard-team <p>Members of a Missouri National Guard Agribusiness Development Team have received a sendoff from Gov. Jay Nixon as they prepare for deployment to Afghanistan. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:10:13 +0000 Associated Press 10294 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon sees off MO National Guard team