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Mississippi’s National Guard to participate in Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Around 150 Soldiers and Airmen took off on a C-17 for Washington D.C. on Wednesday to assist in the 58th Presidential Inauguration ceremony on Friday. 

The team will be part of missions in support of the Joint Task Force – District of Columbia.

They are joined by more than 7,500 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from 44 different states including three territories and the District of Columbia.

The Army Guard group is made up of Soldiers from Canton’s 112th Military Police Battalion, Brandon’s 113th Military Police Company, and Clinton’s 114th Military Police Company.

Their duties will consist of traffic control, crowd management, communications, public affairs, and chaplain support operations.

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