Stopgap Bill Starts Moving
Stopgap Bill Starts Moving

The Senate passed a procedural vote Tuesday night 72-23, the first step in passing a short-term continuing resolution. The stopgap spending bill now appears likely to get through the Senate and the House in time for the President’s signature before the fiscal year...

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Helping Military Spouses Save
Helping Military Spouses Save

Now is the time for employers, policymakers, communities and others “to do their part to lessen the financial costs of military spouse unemployment,” Eric Eversole and Mark Steffe wrote for Military Spouse. Eversole is president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...

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ADC Rolls Out Agenda for Installation Innovation
ADC Rolls Out Agenda for Installation Innovation

ADC released the schedule for the upcoming Installation Innovation Forum, taking place in Phoenix Oct. 31 through Nov. 2. The agenda features dozens of sessions on successful community projects, as well as keynote remarks, town halls with DOD leaders and networking...

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In Our Communities
In Our Communities

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin leaves today to visit Naval Base Point Loma and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in California. Then he’ll go to Hawaii to visit the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, according to a press release. The...

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Nineteen Communities Receive DCIP Awards
Nineteen Communities Receive DCIP Awards

The DOD Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation announced 19 grants through the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program (DCIP). “The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is critical in delivering public infrastructure and services that not only...

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Snap of the Week

Navy petty officers first class, selected for promotion to chief petty officer, participate in a sail maintenance Wednesday during Chief Petty Officer Heritage Weeks. During the week, USS Constitution sailors teach the selectees a variety of time-honored maritime...

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In Our Communities

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill last week that will help LGBTQ veterans discharged under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy understand how to update their records to access Veterans Affairs benefits, AP reported. When Congress repealed the policy during...

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