Gov. Kristi Noem greets South Dakota National Guard soldiers in early October 2023 after their month-long deployment to the nation's southern border. (@GovKristiNoem/X)

National Guard soldiers return from $850,000 Texas border deployment

BY: - October 4, 2023

Fifty South Dakota National Guard soldiers from a unit based in Watertown have returned home after a month-long, $850,000 deployment to Eagle Pass, Texas. Ian Fury, spokesman for Gov. Kristi Noem, released some details of the deployment Wednesday after previously declining to divulge information during the deployment “for operational security reasons.”  The unit, Alpha Battery, […]