National Guard Readies for Construction

Thu June 11, 2009 - Midwest Edition

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) The South Dakota National Guard broke ground for a new project and held an open house for a completed project at Camp Rapid on May 26.

Construction of a $29 million Joint Forces Headquarters Readiness Center is expected to take two years. It will consolidate services and support for nearly 4,500 soldiers and airmen of the National Guard.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house are for the new Camp Rapid Reception Center.