The Tennessee Military Department recently celebrated expansion of operations at the National Guard’s Milan Volunteer Training Site, now the largest military training area in the state, according to The McKenzie Banner. The expansion at the former Milan Army Ammunition Plant “improves our ability to train and enhances our capability to respond to local, state and national emergencies,” said Brig. Gen. Warner Ross, Tennessee’s Assistant Adjutant General-Army….

The city of Fountain, Colorado will take over some public works projects at Fort Carson under a new intergovernmental support agreement, The Gazette reported. “The military, particularly those who serve at Fort Carson, form a large part of the fabric of our community in Fountain, so we are very proud to have this new agreement with our Army neighbor,” Fountain Mayor Gabriel Ortega said. “While many communities say they support the military, through these agreements we are quite literally supporting them.”

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