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July 3, 2024
Army Looking to Decontaminate Former Testing Ground in Maryland

New housing is being built in Maryland right next to Fort Detrick, where chemical weapons were once tested. This has left the land with contaminated ground water, as well as other concerns. The Army is determining how to help reduce the danger to new residents, which could potentially include systems that safely vent toxic gas from the ground, according to Military.com.

Coast Guard Museum Project Receives More Funding

The National Coast Guard Association board last month approved $40 million in funding for the planned National Coast Guard Museum in New London, Connected, The Day reported. Association President Wes Pulver said the funding and individual donations will help meet the targeted opening date in 2026.

Army photo by Clem Gaines

July 3, 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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