In Our Communities
In Our Communities

The Army has delivered “Dark Eagle,” the first hypersonic weapon capability, to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. “From a blank piece of paper in March 2019, we – along with our industry partners and joint services – delivered this hardware in just over two years....

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HASC Member Cooper Says Space Force Moving Too Slow
HASC Member Cooper Says Space Force Moving Too Slow

A key long-time advocate for the creation of Space Force said Thursday that the new branch isn’t performing at the level he expects. “We’ve got to be tougher, faster, bolder, and I’m really not seeing that like I would like to see it,” Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), a...

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More than 700 retired aircrew members returned to the former Brunswick Naval Air Station, Maine over the weekend for a reunion, the Times Record reported. It was the 10th anniversary of the base’s closure. “[Y]ou don’t recognize everyone, but once you reconnect, it’s...

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Services Set Vaccine Deadlines

The Army on Tuesday became the final military service to set the deadline for service members to be fully vaccinated. Here is what the services have said: Army: Active duty soldiers must be vaccinated by Dec. 15. Army National Guard members and reservists have until...

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In Our Communities

About 250 members of the Massachusetts National Guard are being called on to help transport students to school amid a bus driver shortage, AP reported…. A committee among members in the Navy detachment at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri launched a “change the landscape,...

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In Our Communities

A long-planned public charter school opened its doors to students Aug. 30 on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., Army Times reported. Half of the students will be from military families, and the other half will be local students selected through a...

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