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November 14, 2019

Louisiana will spend $10 million of hurricane recovery funds to build 50 permanent homes for Louisiana National Guard soldiers and airmen at Camp Beauregard, Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) announced this week. The initiative is a joint effort among the state, the Louisiana National Guard and the Louisiana National Guard Foundation, according to The Donaldsville Chief….
Development company Lennar and its partners are considering a plan to build homes at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station, Calif. Lennar is already building homes at the former Hunters Point Shipyard, Calif., and the former Naval Station Treasure Island, Calif., Business Insider reported….
The Greater Columbia Region – a 2019 Great American Defense Community – served as grand marshal of the Columbia, S.C., Veterans Day parade Monday. “Support for our military is woven into the very fabric of our community,” said Susan McPherson, director of public policy and military affairs at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
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November 14, 2019

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Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the USS George Washington while underway in the Pacific Ocean, July 10. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Julianna J. Lynch

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North Carolina Squadron Reactivated after Two-Year Closure Marine Corps Times reported that the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 has been reactivated, two years after it had been closed as a part of a restructuring effort. The move brings back an important...

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

The Senate’s top appropriators, Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), have reached an agreement to increase the defense budget by 3.4% and the non-defense budget by 2.7%, AP reported. Those figures will set up a showdown with the House. Their...

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