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Lawmakers on each side of the Capitol are becoming increasingly concerned about the risks that flooding poses to military infrastructure in light of more frequent occurrences of extreme weather. … The House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee highlighted its concern about the impacts of flooding on coastal military facilities as well as theREAD MORE
In an attempt to spur national homebuilders to invest in new housing to serve families stationed at Eielson AFB, leaders in Fairbanks, Alaska, have asked the Air Force for a written commitment that it won’t ask its privatized housing partner to build additional units at its existing project there. In response to a question fromREAD MORE
ADC members will have an opportunity to vote on two new candidates to the association’s board of directors during the annual business meeting at next month’s 2018 Defense Communities National Summit in Washington, D.C. A total of six positions on the 15-member board are up for election this year, with four members nominated to aREAD MORE
An unreleased draft study by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) that senior administration officials moved to block in January will include new recommendations on the maximum levels of exposure to PFOA or PFOS that “a person can eat, drink, or breathe each day without a detectable risk to health,” the agencyREAD MORE
The Army will station new security force assistance brigades (SFABs) at Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Carson, Colo., and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., bringing to five the number of SFABs with identified home stations. The units slated for Fort Hood and Fort Carson, the Army’s 3rd and 4th SFABs, are scheduled to begin standing up laterREAD MORE
At a ceremony Friday to swear in John Gibson II as DOD’s first chief management officer, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Gibson will spearhead efforts to support the third line of effort in the National Defense Strategy — reforming the department for efficiency, capability and affordability. The practices of the department are not set inREAD MORE
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last week announced five installations as the 2018 recipients of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence — U.S. Army Garrison Fort Rucker, Ala.; MCAS Miramar, Calif.; NAS Whidbey Island, Wash.; Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.; and Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin, Calif. The award recognizes the outstanding efforts of theREAD MORE