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May 8, 2024

Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota is set to receive $850 million for upgrades to its nuclear weapons facilities, The North Dakota Monitor reported. The upgrades are part of a broader effort to modernize the nation’s nuclear arsenal, ensuring its reliability and effectiveness in the face of evolving threats….

Army couples from Fort Hunter Liggett and Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in California recently participated in a “Creating Connections” event, learning emotional understanding, conflict management and how to foster positive relationships, according to an Army story. Organized by the Army Chief of Chaplain’s Office, the event was part of the Building Strong and Ready Teams program, aimed at enhancing resilience in relationships across various levels, with participants expressing gratitude for the opportunity to improve communication and connection within their families.

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May 8, 2024

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