In Our Communities

In Our Communities

New ‘Pro-Military’ Laws Go into Effect in Alabama Ten new laws went into effect in Alabama June 1 that Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth (R) said in a press release will help keep service members, veterans and their families. “The bills we enacted will provide tax cuts for...
In Our Communities

In Our Communities

Past Defense Community Champion Rick Mueller Dies Former Sierra Vista, Arizona Mayor Rick Mueller passed away last week, the city announced. “I can’t think of anyone who has done more in service to the city of Sierra Vista than Rick Mueller,” City Manager Chuck...
In Our Communities

In Our Communities

Detroit Arsenal Partners with DOE The Detroit Arsenal in Michigan installed an exploratory geothermal well as part of a Federal Geothermal Partnership initiative with the Department of Energy, according to an Army story. “The extra geotechnical analysis provided...
Navy Urging Units to Hold More Contests to Find Innovation

Navy Urging Units to Hold More Contests to Find Innovation

The Navy wants to increase the number of “structured challenges” it conducts “to rapidly advance and optimize capabilities,” according to a recent memo from Acting Navy Chief Technology Officer Justin Fanelli, as Defense One reported. Agencies within DOD have embraced...
Congress Back in Town This Week

Congress Back in Town This Week

Lawmakers return to D.C. today following a Memorial Day recess, with several hearings focused on defense spending and veterans. The Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee is holding a closed hearing Tuesday morning to review the administration’s budget request for...
Snap of the Week

Snap of the Week

Marines with the Marine Corps running team along with community members, participate in the BOLDERBoulder 10-kilometer race in Boulder, Colorado May 27. Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Western Recruiting Region sent Marines to represent the command to engage...