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National Guard to Conduct Groundbreaking for New Facility

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The North Dakota National Guard will host a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the beginning of construction of their newest facility.

The groundbreaking program for the new Reserve Readiness Center will begin at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 14 at the Fargo Armed Forces Reserve

Center (AFRC). This facility will house units of the Fargo-based 141st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB).

North Dakota Guard Members Excel at Regional Marksmanship Match

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Members of the North Dakota National Guard marksmanship teams excelled for the eighth consecutive year at the recent Marksmanship Advisory Council Region VI (MAC VI) championship at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, Wyo., July 26 to July 28. The key elements of this competition are designed to improve battle-focused marksmanship and validate sharpshooter skills essential to individual readiness.

188th Army Band’s Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Fargo Jass Festival

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Members of the North Dakota National Guard’s Fargo-based 188th Army Band will perform during the 25th Annual Jass Festival on Sunday, August 11, at the El Zagal Shrine in Fargo. The festival is scheduled for 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. and the Army Band’s Jazz Ensemble performance is scheduled for approximately 12:50p.m.

Camp Grafton Training Center – South Hosts Open House

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DEVILS LAKE, N.D.The North Dakota National Guard’s Camp Grafton Training Center invites community members to participate in an open house at their south-range location, on Saturday, August 10. The public is invited to visit between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Camp Grafton south area includes maneuver training areas, weapon and demolition ranges.

Bridge Engineers Honored on Eve of Mission to Middle East

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Six Soldiers from the North Dakota National Guard’s 957th Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge) will be honored at 1 p.m. on July 27 as they prepare to serve in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations in Kuwait. The sendoff open house will be held in room 386 at the Raymond J. Bohn armory in Bismarck, and is open to the public.