Military installations make up $16.68 billion in economic activity in the Dayton, Ohio, area, according to a Dayton Development Coalition study, as reported by the Dayton Business Journal. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base accounts for almost 30,000 direct jobs and more than 50,000 indirect jobs, and there are more than 7,800 jobs associated with the Dayton VA Medical Center and the Springfield Air National Guard Base….
Bay County, Fla., celebrated its recognition as a Great American Defense Community with an event at Tyndall Air Force Base Feb. 13. Bay County is one of five communities named to the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities….
A state report in California shows that a key part of the former Hunter’s Point Shipyard is “free from any radiological health and safety hazards,” NBC Bay Area reported.
Tyndall Air Force Base photo by Senior Airman Javier Alvarez