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BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota National Guard’s 957th Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge) will conduct field training exercises 11-13 June, 2021, in the Kimball Bottoms area near the Missouri River, south of Bismarck.

The N.D. National Guard reminds the public to be aware of the training activities and to use extreme caution when in the area, since there will be increased vehicle and boat traffic during unit training operations. The public’s cooperation and understanding is appreciated.

For the safety of the public, the off-road vehicle area known as the Desert will be closed to the public from 12 p.m. on Friday, June 11 through 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13.

In addition to land training in the area, approximately 130 Soldiers will conduct boating and bridging operations on the Missouri River. The river will not be closed to the public, but visitors and boaters are asked to use caution while in the area.

   WHAT: National Guard Training at Kimball Bottoms

   WHEN: 12 p.m. on Friday, June 11 through 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13.

   WHERE: Kimball Bottoms, south of Bismarck, North Dakota


The North Dakota National Guard is a trained and highly motivated force of about 4,000 Citizen-Soldiers and Citizen-Airmen.  We are always prepared to provide ready units, individuals and equipment in support of our communities, state and nation.  Always ready, always there.




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