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November 6, 2023

Fort Irwin, California and the Silver Valley Unified Schools District entered into a new partnership to expand youth programs at the installation, such as athletics, tutoring, nutrition assistance and other services, according to a DVIDS story. It will “allow us to expand the programs and increase enrollment assistance offered from about 60 children to an additional 90, potentially,” district superintendent Jesse Najera said….

Air and Space Forces Magazine reported on the Air Force’s efforts to support quality of life at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, where airmen often report low morale because of long, cold winters. “Our airmen are some of the finest American citizens that you will ever meet,” Col. Kenneth C. McGhee, commander of the 91st Missile Wing. “And so every single airman, we put our arms around, and… we need to make sure we’re taking care of them.”

November 6, 2023

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About 15 high school students and parents from Alaska’s Raven Homeschool toured the Army National Guard’s Combined Support Maintenance Shop and Bryant Army Airfield at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska last week, according to a DVIDS story. “The Guard does not...

Snap of the Week

Snap of the Week

Marine Corps Cpl. Gerald Wells III, a member of the Silent Drill Platoon, conducts a rifle inspection during a flyover of the Navy’s Blue Angels C-130 Super Hercules aircraft, nicknamed “Fat Albert,” at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona Feb. 13. Marine Corps...

Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits

Space Force Considers Eight-Year Commitment for New Recruits

The Space Force is considering asking prospective guardians to enlist for an initial eight-year term as a way to create a stable workforce, Military Times reported. That’s twice as long as the typical-first term enlistment. “I know eight years is a big commitment to...

DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations

DOD Awards REPI Challenge Funding at 22 Installations

The DOD Readiness and Environment Protection Integration Program has awarded REPI Challenge funds for 17 projects, benefitting 22 installations and many nearby communities, according to a recent announcement. DOD contributed $23 million to the projects, with more than...

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