Marines and sailors at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California are working on engineering projects on Catalina Island in partnership with the Catalina Island Conservatory, according to a DOD story, which quotes a spokesperson saying it is a chance “to train hard on a challenging project while simultaneously leaving a positive and meaningful impact on this great community.”…

Officials at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California are bracing for what they say could be a $15 million budget cut next fiscal year, the Monterey County Weekly reported….

Almost 7,000 acres of the former Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant in Texas have been remediated and are ready for commercial use, TexAmericas Center announced, according to REjournals.

Catalina Island Conservancy photo by Jessica Boudevin