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October 18, 2023

Camp Beauregard in Pineville, Louisiana was set to be renamed Louisiana National Guard Training Center at a ceremony this morning. Louisiana National Guard officials voluntarily chose to rename the installation as federal bases also shed Confederacy-linked names, NOLA.com reported….

Joint Task Force-Red Hill drained 3.5 million gallons of fuel from the Red Hill Bulk Storage Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii in its first day of work, Military.com reported. It has roughly 100 million gallons left to remove, about two years after a leak contaminated drinking water….

Pennsylvania is providing grants totaling $800,000 to help veterans transition into post-military jobs, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. “[Veterans Employment Program] funding is not only an investment in veterans and their families,” Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Nancy Walker said. “It helps employers reach an untapped labor pool that will ultimately strengthen Pennsylvania communities and the commonwealth’s economy.”

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October 18, 2023

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