Noem announces deployment of state National Guard to southern border

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) announced the deployment of the South Dakota National Guard to the “war zone” along the southern border, which will take place later this spring.

The deployment of Noem’s state National Guard will consist of sending 60 soldiers to the southern border over the course of three months. Noem stated she was sending the soldiers to the border not “to facilitate an invasion” but for them “to stand up and stop it.”

“The border is a warzone, so we’re sending soldiers,” Noem said in a press release. “These soldiers’ primary mission will be construction of a wall to stem the flow of illegal immigrants, drug cartels, and human trafficking into the United States of America.”

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