"The Missouri National Guard is fully involved in the planning and execution
of the COVID-19 response with our state and national partners. We are
working closely with Governor Parson, the Department of Public Safety and
the Department of Health and Senior Services supporting a coordinated
We are also doing our part preventing the spread of the virus and protecting
our Guard family by following guidance from the Department of Defense and
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
I am proud of our Citizen-Soldiers, Airmen and the communities we live in.
We will win as a Team and come through this stronger together."



Levon E. Cumpton
Brigadier General
Missouri National Guard
The Adjutant General


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Missouri TAG Commissions Son
May 27, 2020 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – At Ike Skelton Training Site, Missouri National Guard Headquarters, a U.S. Army brigadier general raised his right hand to recite the oath of office. One of the University of Central Missouri's Reserve Officer Training Corps distinguished graduates, Chance Cumpton, stood at attention, right hand raised, awaiting his father's instruction.

Maj. McClellan Gaono-Taiese - High Chief
Missouri National Guard Maj. McClellan (Mac) Gaono-Taiese, mobilization plans officer, poses for a studio portrait May 13, 2020, at Ike Skelton Training Site, Jefferson City, Missouri.
May 21, 2020 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - In many Polynesian cultures, tattoos are symbols of class, nobility and family. An American Samoan currently assigned to the Missouri National Guard received his traditional tattoo as a way to honor his heritage and show respect to his family.

A New Cadence for the 1221st Transportation Company
May 14, 2020 - COVID-19 has changed the way the entire world operates, and the Missouri National Guard is no exception. The Guard’s 1221st Transportation Company is making its mission of supporting the school lunch program at Cape Girardeau seem effortless, as they assist teachers and volunteers feed kids in the school district this month.

The Missouri National Guard Salutes Military Mothers
May 8, 2020 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- Sgt. 1st Class Karmen Walling is the Actions Branch Noncommissioned officer in charge for the Missouri National Guard Headquarters, where she oversees the awards, promotions and discharges for the state’s roughly 6,500 enlisted Army National Guard soldiers.