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DOD opted not to include a request for a new round of base closures when it submitted its fiscal 2019 budget proposal earlier this year, but by no means have defense officials given up on the prospect of asking for a BRAC in the future. On Wednesday, the department’s installations chief told lawmakers that becauseREAD MORE
The Army has named 15 cities as candidates to host the headquarters for its new Futures Command — Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh, N.C., San Diego, San Francisco or Seattle. “We want this headquarters to be located near leading academic and commercial institutions to harnessREAD MORE
On Base will take Monday off. Look for the next issue on Tuesday, April 24.READ MORE
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to meet today with Defense Secretary James Mattis to ask for his support for a plan to provide military families the option of establishing education savings accounts to pursue alternative educational opportunities. DeVos appears to be backing legislation introduced in the House by Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), which alreadyREAD MORE
Act now to save on registration for the 2018 Defense Communities National Summit. After Friday, April 20, registration fees increase up to $100. The Summit, the nation’s leading forum on the policy and trends impacting military installations and defense communities, will be held June 18-20 in Washington, D.C.READ MORE