Missouri National Guard

Governor activates Missouri National Guard in response to civil unrest

Gov. Mike Parson signed today an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard as a “precautionary measure” in response to demonstrations continuing across the country. Members will aid in the state’s effort to protect people and property from being harmed. On Wednesday, a Kentucky grand jury chose not to charge police officers in the death […]

Gun Rights

Missouri’s Senator Josh Hawley, Representative Smith introduce “Military Right to Carry Act”

Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley Congressman Jason Smith introduced twin legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives to allow active-duty military servicemembers to renew their concealed carry permits by mail when they are stationed outside of their home state. The proposed law would also punish a state that does not participate by reducing its […]

COVID-19 Interactive Dashboard website

Governor Parson announces launch of COVID-19 interactive dashboard

Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a new COVID-19 dashboard containing Missouri-specific data from across the state.  “Throughout COVID-19, we have worked very hard to be transparent and provide Missourians with the most accurate, up-to-date information as possible, and the same goes for this dashboard,” Governor Parson said. “We want Missourians to have access to the […]

Missouri National Guard

Missouri National Guard providing transportation assistance as part of COVID-19 response

The Missouri National Guard is providing transportation of critical equipment throughout the state in coordination with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) as part of the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. A wide variety of supplies are being delivered by the Guard to hospitals, testing sites, and other locations when primary transportation options […]

The American flag, the P.O.W. flag, and the Missouri State flag (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison)

Missouri State Fair accepting nominations for veteran/active military “Honorees of the Day”

To honor our service men and women, the Missouri State Fair is teaming up with Capital Materials, Retrieving Freedom, Inc. & Starline Brass to present a new event called the Military Flag Ceremony. Veterans and active service members from across Missouri are eligible to be honored one of the eleven days during the Missouri State […]

Flag Raising Ceremony by Trenton VFW

VFW Post 919 in Trenton to present Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony and Rifle Salute

VFW Post 919 of Trenton will present a Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony and Rifle Salute in Trenton Monday morning. Retired veteran and Princeton VFW Commander Ruth Ann Shipps will give patriotic comments at the ceremony at the Grundy County Museum Baker School at 10 o’clock. Seating will be provided for the flag raising ceremony […]

Holding the check, from left to right, Randie Toto (Casey’s General Stores store manager), Mike Richardson (Casey’s General Stores Vice President of Marketing), Robin Kelleher (Hope For The Warriors President and CEO) and Terry Handley (Casey’s General Stores President and CEO) surrounded by Casey’s General Stores and Hope For The Warriors team members in Siloam Springs, Arkansas

Casey’s General Stores raise more than $845K for “Hope For The Warriors”

During its seventh annual dog tag campaign, Casey’s General Stores raised more than $845,000 for Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families. The check presentation took place at the Siloam Springs, Arkansas Casey’s store – the location that […]