Fiscal Year 2014 Military Construction (MILCON) funding has been earmarked for a $5.7 million facility to house the 22-person team on the property of the C.W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center in Pinellas Park.
The future of the National Guard in South Florida became more apparent recently, as construction moved forward on a new multi-million dollar readiness center north of Miami.
Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, along with local community leaders and state legislators rededicated two Army National Guard armories January 12. The Lakeland armory is 39-years-old, while the Dade City armory is 58.