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July 17, 2023

As many as 20 homes on base at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York were damaged with standing water in recent floods. Stars and Stripes reported that Balfour Beatty, which manages West Point housing, has sent additional maintenance staff from other installations in the region….

Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut recently completed a pedestrian tunnel restoration project, according to a DVIDS story. “Each year approximately 26,000 people pass through this tunnel connecting upper base to the higher security zone of lower base,” SUBASE Commanding Officer Capt. Kenneth M. Curtin Jr. said. “When I took command of the base, I noted the poor condition of this vital access way and challenged our Public Works team to see what they could do about it.” It’s the first project completed at SUBASE that relied on an Intergovernmental Support Agreement – this one with the Capitol Region Council of Governments. SUBASE signed three IGSAs with partners in April 2022, including CRCOG, Groton Utilities and the Connecticut Department of Transportation….

The Flint Hills Regional Council in Kansas is seeking an executive director. The organization represents a seven-county region supporting Fort Riley, according to the job posting.

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July 17, 2023

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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

In Our Communities

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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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