Alabama sending Guard for inauguration security

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is sending 750 Army National Guard soldiers to help provide security for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden.

A spokeswoman for Gov. Kay Ivey said Thursday that the governor activated the Guard at the request of Chief of the National Guard Bureau, General Daniel R. Hokanson.

The Alabama soldiers will join more than 20,000 Guard members from dozens of other states to support security in Washington D.C.

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