In Our Communities
In Our Communities

Marines and sailors at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California are working on engineering projects on Catalina Island in partnership with the Catalina Island Conservatory, according to a DOD story, which quotes a spokesperson saying it is a chance “to train hard...

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GOP Senators Want FBI Investigation into Kahl’s Tweets
GOP Senators Want FBI Investigation into Kahl’s Tweets

Senate Republicans are asking the FBI to look into whether Colin Kahl sought or disclosed classified information after leaving the Obama administration, The Hill reported. Kahl’s nomination to become undersecretary of defense for policy has been stalled as he faces...

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COVID-19 Community Updates
COVID-19 Community Updates

Here are some of the coronavirus updates ADC is following: The Army says it is on track to have 80% of active duty service members vaccinated by July 4, Military.com reported…. About 40% of Marines have chosen not to get vaccinated, according to figures provided to...

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ADC Elects New President, Vice President, Board Members
ADC Elects New President, Vice President, Board Members

ADC elected Bob Ross as its new president Tuesday. Ross has been serving as the board’s vice president. “ADC accomplished great things during the last year as we quickly adjusted to the restrictive pandemic environment,” said Ross, who is also executive director of...

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In Our Communities

The first litter of semi-autonomous robot dogs arrived at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to provide extra security at the base, according to a DOD story. They are the first of their kind at any installation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has named Maj. Gen....

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In Our Communities

The Pentagon has approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to house unaccompanied minors crossing the border from Mexico at Fort Bliss and Joint Base San Antonio, both in Texas, CNN reports…. Religious leader, author and filmmaker T.D. Jakes...

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In Our Communities

The Department of Health and Human Services has asked DOD if it can house unaccompanied minors crossing the border from Mexico at two Texas installations, Joint Base San Antonio and Fort Bliss, Military Times reports…. An Arizona man is accused of holding 11 unarmed...

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In Our Communities [03/24/2021]

Unused National Guard Armories in rural Nevada are seeing new life repurposed as municipal government facilities... Fort Riley has completed renovations to its 1st Infantry Division Museum and is set to open back up to the public in early 2022... Missouri officials...

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