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Minnesota National Guard recruitment exceeding goals

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By Don Davis

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Army National Guard is attracting more recruits than any other part of the military and is exceeding its recruiting goals.


Of all military personnel in Minnesota, 43 percent go to the Army National Guard, recruiter 2nd Lt. Mindy Davis said.

"That means that in Minnesota that the Army National Guard is far and away the No. 1 choice," Davis said.

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