BOSTON (WWLP) – A total of 400 Massachusetts National Guard soldiers and airmen have returned home from a 10-week public safety mission in Washington D.C.
The group was originally deployed a 700 members from Governor Baker’s January 25th activation order. Then in March, the 400 National Guard members were deployed again to Washington D.C. for a second time.
The soldiers and airmen were thanked by Governor Baker in Washington D.C. on May 14th when he was visiting the Capitol for a series of federal meetings. There is currently no plans to deploy members again to Washington D.C. at this time.