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As many as 121 unmarked graves in a former Black cemetery have been discovered at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, AP reported. The Tampa Bay History Center notified base officials about the possible cemetery in 2019. The base hosted a memorial service in 2021 and...
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The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier quietly deployed last week from Naval Air Station North Island, California, Stars and Stripes reported. The Navy did not initially publicize the deployment to the Pacific, but a spokesperson later told Stars and Stripes the...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed an executive order banning foreign nationals from several countries from purchasing farm land near military installations in the state, as the Springfield News-Leader reported. “We believe this order… sufficiently protects...
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The Fort Mac Local Redevelopment Authority signed off on a plan from T.D. Jakes Real Estate Ventures to redevelop about 95 acres at the former Fort McPherson, Georgia, CoStar News reported. Construction is set to begin early this year on the property, which will...
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The Navy has approved $34 million for Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The funding will help accelerate training and increase the availability of housing and child care, The Times Record reported. “The crews of the Bath-built DDG-51 destroyers defending commercial...
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The Army has completed work on the Smoke Bomb Hill Barracks at Fort Liberty, North Carolina, which the service had deemed unlivable. Some of the barracks have been renovated, while others were demolished, Military.com reported…. Harford County, Maryland is accepting...
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Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D) said he will make 2024 the “year for military families,” according to a press release. Legislation Moore plans to introduce next year would help military spouses in their job searches and would give the Maryland National Guard members....