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DRUGS: National Guard to receive funds for counterdrug efforts (Bethany Beach Wave)

Wilmington | August 31, 2010 - Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman, as well as Congressman Mike Castle will announce the appropriation of $300,000 Sept. 1 for the Delaware National Guard to support the counterdrug efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Stern Armory, located at 1401 Newport Gap Pike.

The Delaware National Guard's Counterdrug Task Force provides military support and resources to various agencies. The funding will allow the Guard to expand it's drug education program, "Stay on Track," to multiple middle schools throughout the state.