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Reps. Young & Takai Introduce Bill to Reduce Barriers for Rural Guard and Reserve Members


Alaska Congressman Don Young and Representative Mark Takai (D-HI) today introduced the bipartisan Rural Guard and Reserve Act of 2016 to eliminate barriers facing members of the National Guard and Reserves living in rural areas of the country.  The legislation seeks to increase rural participation and remove cost-prohibitive factors in the National Guard and Reserves by reforming an arbitrary $300 reimbursement cap for members traveling to training exercises and activities.

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