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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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