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2,200 soldiers in SD for training exercise

RAPID CITY (AP) -- More than 2,200 soldiers from 17 states and six foreign countries are in southwest South Dakota for a training exercise. The South Dakota National Guard's annual Golden Coyote exercise in Rapid City and the southern Black Hills...

RAPID CITY (AP) -- More than 2,200 soldiers from 17 states and six foreign countries are in southwest South Dakota for a training exercise.

The South Dakota National Guard's annual Golden Coyote exercise in Rapid City and the southern Black Hills is in its 28th year. The two-week exercise started over the weekend.

The Guard touts Golden Coyote as one of the nation's top training exercises for Guard, Reserve, and active-duty forces.

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