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May 9, 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….

During an Earth Day celebration at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Assistant Army Secretary Rachel Jacobson introduced the service’s updated conservation plan, the Chesapeake Bay Strategy, recognizing the need for modernization and partnerships to address the bay’s recovery needs, according to an Army story. The revised plan focuses on water quality, living resource restoration, stormwater management and community awareness.

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May 9, 2024

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Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the USS George Washington while underway in the Pacific Ocean, July 10. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Julianna J. Lynch

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North Carolina Squadron Reactivated after Two-Year Closure Marine Corps Times reported that the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 has been reactivated, two years after it had been closed as a part of a restructuring effort. The move brings back an important...

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

Senate Appropriators to Propose 3.4% Increase in Defense Spending

The Senate’s top appropriators, Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), have reached an agreement to increase the defense budget by 3.4% and the non-defense budget by 2.7%, AP reported. Those figures will set up a showdown with the House. Their...

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