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Camp Roberts seeks paid role players for training exercise

A convoy of M1 Abrams tanks crosses Camp Roberts with guns pointed to the rear during training exercises in June 2015.
A convoy of M1 Abrams tanks crosses Camp Roberts with guns pointed to the rear during training exercises in June 2015. SanLuisObispo

Correction: An earlier version of this story listed an incorrect contact number. For more information about the event, call recruiter Grace Zimmerman at 717-821-9222.

The California National Guard is looking for more 100 paid volunteers to play victims in emergency situations to be rescued by National Guardsmen in an upcoming training exercise at Camp Roberts near San Miguel.

Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 17, volunteers will be needed for the exercises that will involve about 450 local National Guardsmen. Interested participants must also attend an orientation at the base between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Nov. 16.

Role players will be paid $14.37 per hour on both days.

To be eligible, applicants must be 16 years or older and have transportation. Area lodging will not be provided. Participants will be provided lunch Nov. 17.

To fill out an application or more information on the exercise, visit goo.gl/tMXeuO or call recruiter Grace Zimmerman at 717-821-9222.

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