About 400 members of the Massachusetts National Guard will be leaving this weekend for Washington to provide public-safety support to the state, and federal agencies in the region.
This deployment falls under Gov. Charlie Baker’s Jan. 25 activation order, which made up to 700 Massachusetts National Guard personnel available to support the security and logistics capabilities in the Nation’s capital.
This phase of the federally funded mission will be lasting for 10 weeks. around 600 personnel were previously deployed and have returned home on Feb. 22.