150 Wisconsin National Guard troops mobilized in Milwaukee for NBA Finals Game 6
Posted: Jul 20, 2021 8:34 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Approximately 150 Wisconsin National Guard troops were mobilized to State Active Duty Tuesday, at the request of local authorities.
The Guard will assist civil authorities in Milwaukee with traffic control, vaccination efforts on site and public safety efforts relating to the NBA Finals, according to Maj. Joe Trovato.
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A spokesman said the request came from local authorities and the Guard will be “assisting with traffic control, vaccination efforts on-site and public safety efforts relating to the NBA finals.”