Date: February 22, 2017
Agency: North Dakota Joint Information Center
BISMARCK, ND – A snapshot of resources and costs incurred by the North Dakota National Guard diverted from normal operations to support State and Local response to ensure public safety and law and order in Morton County and the Bismarck region due to protest events and related illegal activity since August 10, 2016.
|Total ND National Guard Man Hours as of 2/13/17||35,412|
|Total number of Guard members called for duty throughout protest response||1,421|
|Average number of Guard members on duty for protest response per day||200|
|Number of Guard members with dependents|
|Students who left schooling for state active duty for protest response||136|
|Average age of state active duty Guard members||31|
|These Guard members represent||159 ND cities/towns|
|9 other states|
|Total ND National Guard cost of protest response||$8,752, 232.99|
Source: North Dakota National Guard
Other than man hours, all other figures are as of 2/21/17.