Completion of training
center hinges on federal funds
The Minden Lions Club welcomed Col. Brad Kendall as their guest speaker Thursday to discuss the latest on the 199th Regiment Regional Training Institute at Camp Minden.
The first phase of the project, which was completed in 2011, cost $23.8 million and covered 29,100 square feet, featuring infrastructure, an entry control point, educational building, billeting, a central plant/supply building and dining facility.
There are three phases remaining, starting with Phase II, which is expected to cost $26.5 million by adding an administration building and more billeting. Phase III would cost another $26.5 million before