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Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., next week to talk with installation leaders and give them a preview of enhanced security procedures at all bases worldwide, Military.com reported. NAS Pensacola was the site of a deadly mass shooting last month that federal investigators have labeled an act of terrorism. TheREAD MORE
The Pentagon will look for vendors to start high-speed 5G wireless projects at four bases this quarter, Breaking Defense reported. The first experiment will take place at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and focus on spectrum sharing, the Air Force’s Dwayne Florenzie said this week. Tests will follow at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to experimentREAD MORE
The Navy has concluded there would be no significant environmental harm in tripling the size of the range at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev., AP reported. The Navy plans a community meeting Jan. 28…. Duke Energy has awarded Hunt Military Communities its annual Power Partner Award for helping install solar panels in 284 homes atREAD MORE
The next issue of On Base will be published Jan. 21.READ MORE
The Pentagon has completed its planning for the fiscal year 2021 budget request that will be sent to Capitol Hill next month, and while it includes some difficult choices, “harder choices are coming again” in future years, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Wednesday. The Army will rely on its “night court” process to find cutsREAD MORE
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other top Senate Democrats said they intend to force another floor vote to reverse President Donald Trump’s border-related national emergency declaration and stop the diversion of more DOD funding to pay for a border wall. “Last time Pres. Trump raided money from military construction for his border wall:READ MORE
A bipartisan group of moderate House lawmakers has begun discussions about whether the War Powers Resolution should be “clarified” to more explicitly define the roles of Congress and the President when it comes to using force, Defense One reported. “I think it’s ripe for us to get together and say, ‘This is what we meanREAD MORE
The Trump administration is considering moving another $7.2 billion from Pentagon funds to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the Washington Post reported. About half of it would come from counterdrug programs, and the other half from military construction funding, the Post reported. President Trump shifted a similar amount from last year’s military constructionREAD MORE