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National Guard Closes Armories

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The Guard is closing two of its 23 armories. The Hazen and Cavalier facilities will close by December. The Adjutant General says the closures are prompted by federal and state uncertainties and the guard looked at all of the armories before making a decision.

"In the case of Hazen we have about 26 soldiers assigned there, none of them are from Hazen or that immediate area, they travel from across the state. That unit will be re-located to Minot," says Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk.

The 16 soldiers assigned to Cavalier will be sent to Grand Forks.

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