Air Force special operators broke ground this week by landing several planes on Wyoming highways as part of Exercise Agile Chariot, Stars and Stripes reported. The planes are part of the 1st Special Operations Wing, headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Florida. “An adversary that may be able to deny use of a military base or an airfield is going to have a nearly impossible time trying to defend every single linear mile of roads,” Lt. Col. Dave Meyer, deputy mission commander for the exercise, said….
DOD wants to install a 360-degree missile system on Guam, according to Stars and Stripes. The 360-degree system, combining Army and Navy defensive missile systems with improved radar, is a response to perceived threats in the Pacific, the article notes….
The Navy is investing $6 million to modernize the electrical grid that supplies the Kalaeloa community on Oahu, Hawaii, the Navy announced recently. “This community has history and significance and is one that our institution and our people have called home,” said Meredith Berger, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations, and environment and chief sustainability officer. “We believe in the vision for its future.”
Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carly Kavish