In Our Communities [10/16/2020]

October 15, 2020

A cleanup of unexploded munitions, which covered nearly 500 acres at a former military barracks and training ground at Camp Bonneville in Clark County, WA is coming to an end…

A runway renovation project at Fort Bliss is almost complete. The $50 million, multi-phase project began in October 2019…

Defense communities across Northwest Florida have been awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in the latest tranche of more than $2 million in state defense-related grants. Two grants in particular were the Defense Reinvestment Grant Program and the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program

A recent survey conducted at Fort Drum examined employment opportunities for spouses and family members in the surrounding North County community.

Photo by Michelle Gordon

October 15, 2020

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