In Our Communities

November 3, 2019

Madison, Wis., Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway wants more answers about how a new squadron of F-35s would impact the community, citing concerns over contamination and noise, according to Military.com. In a letter to the Pentagon last week, Rhodes-Conway requested further study. Montgomery, Ala., is the other site the Pentagon is considering….
Tyler Perry Studios, located at the former Fort McPherson, Ga., will be the venue for the next Democratic presidential debate, Atlanta’s CBS46 reported. The 330-acre studio lot is one of the first base redevelopment projects in the country to cater to the entertainment industry.
Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexander Cook

November 3, 2019

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Army Announces Major Restructuring Plan

Army Announces Major Restructuring Plan

The Army is cutting its force by 24,000 soldiers – about 5% – it announced Tuesday, as PBS News Hour and other outlets reported. The Army said the plan will make it more capable for future wars. “These planned reductions are to authorizations (spaces), and not to...

Pentagon Releases Review of Austin Hospitalization Handling

Pentagon Releases Review of Austin Hospitalization Handling

The Pentagon found that there was no “ill intent” in the decisions that led Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his top staff to keep secret that he was hospitalized in January. An unclassified summary of DOD’s 30-day review into the incident, released Monday, said...

Senate GOP Tries to Nudge House to Come Along on Spending

Senate GOP Tries to Nudge House to Come Along on Spending

Senate Republicans are putting pressure on the House GOP to agree to a spending bill and avert a government shutdown that would start this weekend. “Shutting down the government is harmful to the country. And it never produces positive outcomes — on policy or...

No Spending Deal Yet

No Spending Deal Yet

Part of the federal government is set to shut down Friday night if Congress does not pass annual appropriations bills or a continuing resolution. Negotiators working on a bipartisan deal had expected to release it Sunday, but there is still no agreement, as The Hill...

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