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November 2, 2022

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday thanked soldiers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina who recently returned from a deployment to Europe….

The Navy on Tuesday sent the state of Hawaii its official plan for closing the Red Hill fuel tanks near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, according to a DVIDS story. The full plan “is an important step forward towards the permanent closure of the tanks and piping infrastructure at Red Hill,” said Meredith Berger, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment….

Panasonic is breaking ground today on a $4 billion electric vehicle battery production plant at the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant, Kansas, The Kansas City Star reported. Panasonic said the facility will create 4,000 permanent jobs. State officials said it is the biggest economic development project in the state’s history.

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November 2, 2022

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Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the USS George Washington while underway in the Pacific Ocean, July 10. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Julianna J. Lynch

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North Carolina Squadron Reactivated after Two-Year Closure Marine Corps Times reported that the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 has been reactivated, two years after it had been closed as a part of a restructuring effort. The move brings back an important...

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

The Senate’s top appropriators, Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), have reached an agreement to increase the defense budget by 3.4% and the non-defense budget by 2.7%, AP reported. Those figures will set up a showdown with the House. Their...

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