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Lamont approves deployment of 300 CT National Guard members to Washington for inauguration

Gov. Ned Lamont announced he is tripling the number of Connecticut troops heading to Washington, D.C. to help with security leading up to the inauguration.

News 12 Staff

Jan 16, 2021, 3:52 PM

Updated 1,248 days ago

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Gov. Ned Lamont announced he is tripling the number of Connecticut troops heading to Washington, D.C. to help with security leading up to the inauguration.
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Gov. Lamont says a total of 300 guardsmen have been activated for the deployment, which will include security patrols as well as explosives detection.
A total of 25,000 National Guard Troops are expected in Washington, D.C. between now and Inauguration Day.


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