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June 24, 2024

New Partnership Aimed at Protecting Great Salt Lake, Four Installations

The Great Salt Lake near Hill Air Force Base, Utah Test and Training Range, Dugway Proving Ground, and Tooele Army Depot, is now part of the Sentinel Landscapes Partnership, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. This program, involving the departments of Agriculture, Defense and Interior, aims to conserve natural resources and support military readiness by providing federal funds for projects like water conservation.

New ‘Instant-On’ Fiber Wi-Fi at Fort Carson

Boingo Wireless recently launched advanced “instant-on” fiber internet service at Fort Carson, Colorado, according to a press release. “Lightning-fast service enables families to stream multiple devices anywhere in the home, pursue online education and training, engage in remote work, stay in touch with loved ones, access gaming and entertainment platforms and much more,” said Rebecca Gray, senior vice president and general manager, military at Boingo Wireless. Boingo partnered with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Balfour Beatty Communities to deliver the service.

Air Force photo of 2020 training over Great Salt Lake by Senior Airman Danielle Charmichael

June 24, 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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