In Our Communities

November 15, 2022

Hundreds of people at or near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii are still reporting health problems about a year after the Red Hill jet fuel leakage. Army Times reported on the newest survey by Hawaii state officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention….

Tests show that Legionella bacteria may still be present in water in the medical barracks at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, Military.com reported. Legionella was first detected in late September, and 150 residents and staff were moved out of the barracks for weeks of cleanup. “We’re evaluating options for the way forward, but… residents and staff will not move back into the barracks until leadership is satisfied there is no risk to our people,” base spokesman Rob Strain said.

Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mar’Queon A. D. Tramble

November 15, 2022

Recent News

Army Announces Major Restructuring Plan

Army Announces Major Restructuring Plan

The Army is cutting its force by 24,000 soldiers – about 5% – it announced Tuesday, as PBS News Hour and other outlets reported. The Army said the plan will make it more capable for future wars. “These planned reductions are to authorizations (spaces), and not to...

Pentagon Releases Review of Austin Hospitalization Handling

Pentagon Releases Review of Austin Hospitalization Handling

The Pentagon found that there was no “ill intent” in the decisions that led Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and his top staff to keep secret that he was hospitalized in January. An unclassified summary of DOD’s 30-day review into the incident, released Monday, said...

Senate GOP Tries to Nudge House to Come Along on Spending

Senate GOP Tries to Nudge House to Come Along on Spending

Senate Republicans are putting pressure on the House GOP to agree to a spending bill and avert a government shutdown that would start this weekend. “Shutting down the government is harmful to the country. And it never produces positive outcomes — on policy or...

No Spending Deal Yet

No Spending Deal Yet

Part of the federal government is set to shut down Friday night if Congress does not pass annual appropriations bills or a continuing resolution. Negotiators working on a bipartisan deal had expected to release it Sunday, but there is still no agreement, as The Hill...

PAST STORIES