More than 50 firefighters from across Hawaii participated in the “Nozzle Forward” course earlier this month at the Pōhakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, according to an Army press release. “We came to this training because we feel that if we work together across the islands, we’re stronger together,” said Adam Hussey with the Kauai Fire Department….

Blue Grass Depot, Kentucky recently completed a mission of destroying the last of the world’s chemical weapons, as On Base reported. The site isn’t closing, but local officials and community members have begun discussions on how to advance economic development around the site now that its mission is shifting, the Richmond Register reported….

Pueblo Chemical Depot, Colorado also had chemical weapons until they were destructed last month, and community members there are also looking at what’s next, including layoffs, according to The Gazette.

Army photo by Amy Phillips