Over 550 Illinois Guardsmen On Standby For Puerto Rico Deployment
(Springfield, IL) — More Illinois troops could soon be on recovery duty in Puerto Rico. Governor Bruce Rauner’s office yesterday said they are placing over 550 Illinois National Guardsmen on standby for a possible deployment. The governor said Illinois is simply waiting for an invitation from Puerto Rico or an order from commanders on the ground to deploy.
Benjamin Yount/acb IL)
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