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February 6, 2024

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri opened a new Spouse Resource Center last week as a one-stop shop for military spouses’ professional and personal needs, St. Louis Public Radio reported. “We will provide resume workshops, employment readiness education opportunities and a connection between the community resources and the installation, bridging the gap,” said Eyonda Williams, director of human resources at Fort Leonard Wood….

More than 2,200 military families and civilians filed a lawsuit against the federal government Monday over water contamination at Joint Base Pearl-Hickam, Hawaii, Military.com reported. Many say they suffer long-term health effects from the 2021 fuel spill at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility. It’s the third suit filed over the spill.

Fort Leonard Wood photo by Ryan Thompson

February 6, 2024

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