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Some Pennsylvania Guard troops will be in Washington until March

About 450 members are expected to remain part of the Washington mission to help with crowd management, assist with traffic control and perform other duties.
By The Associated Press

Governor doubles Pennsylvania Guard sent to help Washington

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday he’s sending about 1,000 more to help with the inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden on Wednesday. He’s previously deployed about 1,000 to Washington. Wolf has also called up about 450 Guard members to protect the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg and other possible targets of unrest.

By The Associated Press

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Amid civil unrest, National Guard arrives in Philadelphia

The mayor’s office said the city requested that the guard help with “the current situation and election preparation.”

By The Associated Press