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Former Marine Corps training center will provide housing to veterans in need
 
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Built in 1962, the 22,000-square-foot training center comes complete with an armory, a gym and a pressurized diving chamber where the marines once practiced underwater drills. (Courtesy Alpha Omega Veterans Services)
 

Built in 1962, the 22,000-square-foot training center comes complete with an armory, a gym and a pressurized diving chamber where the marines once practiced underwater drills. (Courtesy Alpha Omega Veterans Services)

“Getting this property was a godsend because it came at just the time when we needed it,” said Alpha Omega Veterans Services Executive Director Cordell Walker. The nonprofit acquired the former Marine Corps Reserve Center at 3114 Jackson Ave. through a federal grant process. 

 
 

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