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October 12, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden will visit Fort Benning, Georgia Thursday and Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The visit is part of the Joining Forces initiative launched in 2011 by then-First Lady Michelle Obama, when Dr. Biden was second lady….

In the next week the Navy will begin removing fuel from three pipelines at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility in Honolulu, Hawaii, now that the state has signed off on the plan, USNI News reported. “We continue to push for the defueling and closure of the Red Hill facility to happen as quickly as possible with safety as our first priority,” Hawaii Deputy Director of Environmental Health Kathleen Ho said in a statement.

Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Caila Arahood

October 12, 2022

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