National Guard training center Decatur

Politics & Government
8:26 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Major National Guard Center Set For Decatur

State officials say a large National Guard training center is set to be up and running in Decatur by the end of 2017.
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A large National Guard training center is planned for north Alabama.

   Gov. Robert Bentley and state Sen. Arthur Orr of Decatur announced that the training center will be developed on the old site of the Lurleen B. Wallace Developmental Center in Decatur. The facility was operated by the state Department of Mental Health until it closed a decade ago. The Department of Mental Health turned over the deed to the National Guard on Thursday.

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