Gov. Jay Nixon recently saluted the men and women of more than 400 law enforcement and public safety organizations that responded to Joplin, in the immediate aftermath of the devastating May 22 tornado.
The Gallatin Fire Protection District was one of those agencies.
"Police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other professionals from more than 400 agencies and organizations responded to Joplin in the immediate aftermath of the storm," Gov. Nixon said.