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Keep the Washington Greys in the Kingsbridge Armory.

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The Washington Greys Military Cadets are being told that they can no longer drill in the Kingsbridge Armory, a place that has housed the three incarnations of the group for more than 60 years. The Division of Military and Naval Affairs has been extremely coy about why this is happening, giving alternating reasons depending on who they talk to.

Fact is that the reason this is happening is because the Superintendent and the Non Commissioned Officer in Charge both want the Greys out of the building because they feel that the armory is no place for a children's program. Notwithstanding that the program has been there for six decades... No one offers what we offer to our kids beginning with discipline and educational opportunities like College Bound, Foreign Policy Classes and Military Science Coursework.  In addition to rappelling, kayaking, canoeing, camping, hiking and an anti drug/anti gang initiative called "smart moves". All provided by 18 dedicated volunteers. For most of our kids this is their only access to this type of programming.

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