Hawaii Army National Guard September Drill RescheduledPosted on Sep 19, 2014 in FY2014, In The News, News Release
For Immediate Release Sept. 19, 2014
Hawaii Army National Guard September Drill Rescheduled
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) has announced that its soldiers who have not yet performed drill in September will hold their Inactive Duty Training (IDT) the weekend of September 27-28. The originally scheduled drill dates for September were postponed for most soldiers due to a $101 million nationwide funding shortfall.
Earlier this week, Congress approved a shift of dollars at the National Guard Bureau from one funding source to a personnel account that covers drill costs. The reprogramming request was approved by the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of Defense and the White House Office of Management and Budget.
The number of HIARNG soldiers expected to attend drill next weekend is approximately 2500 statewide.
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Lt. Col. Charles Anthony
Public Affairs Officer