Update on Missouri Guardsman injured on Fort Leonard Wood

One Missouri National Guard Citizen-Soldier has returned to duty and two have been transferred to the University of Kansas Medical Center after being injured during annual training at Fort Leonard Wood on Wednesday afternoon. The Soldiers at KUMC are in stable condition.

"The Missouri National Guard Family is working in full support of our injured Soldiers and their Families," said Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Danner, adjutant general of the Missouri National Guard.

The Three Missouri National Guard Citizen-Soldiers were injured when they received an electric shock while working with a tactical antenna system. The Soldiers were conducting annual training with their unit, the 135th Signal Company, out of Kansas City.

One Soldier had been at the Fort Leonard Wood hospital and two Soldiers were taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

The incident is under investigation and the names of the injured are not being released.

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