Some Guard Units Being Reorganized in Southeast Missouri

AUGUST 3, 2006 - Posted at 1:09 p.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - A new National Guard unit is coming to the St. Louis area, and that's resulting in the reorganization of some Guard units in southeast Missouri.

The new 1138th Transportation Company will be headquartered at Jefferson Barracks in south St. Louis County.  It will have 177 members, 58 of them will be placed as a detachment in Jefferson City.

A detachment of the 735th Quartermaster Company also is moving to Jefferson Barracks from Jackson.

As part of the re-shuffling, the detachment of the 1221st Transportation Company that currently is located in South St. Louis will be relocated to Portageville.

The detachment of the 1137th Military Police Company now in Portageville will go to Jackson.

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