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June 25, 2024
Elizabeth City Celebrates Being Named 2024 Great American Defense Community

City officials, business leaders and Coast Guard personnel celebrated Elizabeth City’s designation as a Great American Defense Community, highlighting the city’s partnership with the Coast Guard. Mayor Kirk Rivers and Base Elizabeth City Commander Heidi Koski emphasized the mutual benefits, including community integration and local support for Coast Guard personnel. Elizabeth City is one of three locations honored this year by ADC and program sponsor USAA, along with the Black Hills region in South Dakota and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Elizabeth City is the first Coast Guard community to receive the recognition.

Fort Eisenhower Hosts Cyber Security Camp

The Alliance for Fort Eisenhower is hosting the nation’s largest CyberPatriot Camp at the Georgia Cyber Innovation & Training Center, WFXG reported. The camp aims to inspire K-12 students to pursue careers in cybersecurity and STEM fields. An advanced camp takes place this week.

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June 25, 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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