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September 19, 2023

“More than 4,600 military family members and civilians have filed legal claims against the U.S. over illnesses they say were caused by consuming and bathing in water tainted with jet fuel at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii,” Military.com reported. The deadline to file a claim is Nov. 20, exactly two years after the leak from the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Facility….

As Fort Gordon, Georgia prepares to be re-designated as Fort Eisenhower next month, WFGX looked into the process installation and community leaders must go through to accomplish something as seemingly simple as updating signage.

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September 19, 2023

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