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August 11, 2022

The USS George H.W. Bush deployed Wednesday from Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, as Military Times reported. In its first deployment since 2017, the aircraft carrier appears set to replace the USS Harry S. Truman, currently deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations….

December tests by the Hawaii health department found there were no PFAS in a monitoring well contaminated by a fuel leak at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Military.com reported….

The Marine Corps is seeking public comment on a plan to base squadrons of KC-130J cargo planes and MQ-9 Reaper drones at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Stars and Stripes reported. The project would require demolition of Hangar 103, one of five historic hangars associated with World War II. The hangar sustained minor damage in the Dec. 7, 2941 attack….

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August 11, 2022

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