Local News


Nevada National Guard troops arrive in D.C.

The Nevada Army Guard 1-221st Cavalry division has been called to Washington D.C. to support local law enforcement efforts around the region ahead of inauguration day
Posted at 10:48 PM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 02:29:07-05

Gov. Steve Sisolak says the men and women of the Nevada National Guard have arrived safely for their mission in Washington, D.C., ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

"The Nevada National Guard will ensure that this will be a great mission," Maj. Gen. Ondra Berry told 13 Action News previously.

RELATED: Nevada Army Guard sends hundreds of troops to Washington for inauguration

Total deployment to Washington, D.C., for the Presidential Inauguration will include 21,000 troops from around the United States, which tops the current deployment of personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.