Plans for a $400 million technology park outside of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., a project proposed by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), was unveiled at the opening day of the Defense Leadership Forum’s 2020 Air Force Contracting Summit….
Army leaders at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, are enacting numerous quality-of-life measures including black-out curtains for barracks, better fitness facilities and access to mental health services after multiple suicides at the base last year. “Suicide is a horrible, difficult issue and one in which our behavioral health scientists have worked very hard,” Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said….
Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., has opened a state-of-the-art K9 training facility with a half-acre obedience course and other upgrades, according to a DOD story. The project took six years. “It has definitely improved the quality of life for the dogs,” Staff Sgt. Sara Yandell, the 319th Security Forces Squadron kennel master, said.
Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick A. Wyatt