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Illinois Guard Members Arrive In D.C. To Support Inauguration

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Illinois National Guard members are starting to arrive in Washington, DC to support the presidential inauguration. Some of the approximately 200 deployed troops touched down yesterday to begin their mission. Some from the 183d Wing in Springfield will depart later this week. About 20-thousand National Guard members from various states will be helping support next week’s inauguration activities.


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