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Navy Study on Walter Reed Lays Out Traffic Impact

Maryland Community News - July 23, 2013, By Agnes Blum, Staff writer

The Navy released its two-volume final environmental impact statement regarding the effect of two construction projects at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center campus in Bethesda on Friday.

Hagel Says Budget Cuts Hurt Military Readiness

The Fayetteville Observer - July 15, 2013, By The Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Federal budget cuts are damaging the military's current and future readiness, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told a town hall-style gathering at Fort Bragg on Monday.

Speaking to more than 100 soldiers and civilian workers, Hagel told the audience that the cuts are more dramatic than in past years.

SUBASE, State, and Town Officials Launch Crystal Lake Road Improvement Project With ‘Eyesore’ Demolition

The Dolphin - May 9, 2013, By Lt. j.g. Phillip Chitty

GROTON, Conn. – Several SUBASE, State, and Town officials eagerly watched as the shattered bricks and rubble remnants of a dry cleaning dynasty helped lay the foundation for a mutually beneficial Navy and community improvement project.

Land Buys Will Buffer Avon Park Air Force Base

THE LEDGER - May 5, 2013, By Tom Palmer

AVON PARK | The first purchases were announced last week in a program that environmental and military leaders hope will better protect the Avon Park Air Force Range's military operations and key conservation areas near the Kissimmee River.

Wind Turbine Permit Bill Passes N.C. House

Sun Journal- May 4, 2013, By Sue Book

A wind turbine permit bill that allows those advocating for clear flight paths for the military to be heard in the permitting process was overwhelmingly passed the N.C. House on Wednesday.

Time is Ideal to Launch Business Incubator in Charles

Southern Maryland Newspapers Online - May 3, 2013, By CRAIG J. RENNER

A new business incubator is coming to Charles County with the goal of turning numerous patent holders and innovators in our community and throughout Southern Maryland into growing, vibrant small businesses.

Madison County Secures Millions for BRAC Affected Schools in 3 Systems

WHNT.com - May 3, 2013, By David Wood

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — All three school systems in Madison County will benefit from $147 million in BRAC bonds over the next ten years.

Vieques Ponders Future 10 Years After US Navy Left

The Associated Press - May 1, 2013, By DANICA COTO

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Thousands of activists on Wednesday celebrated the anniversary of the U.S. Navy's departure from the Puerto Rican island of Vieques 10 years ago, despite concerns that progress has been slow in cleaning up and developing a place many hoped would flourish.

Is U.S. Manufacturing Making a Comeback — or is it Just Hype?

The Washington Post - May 1, 2013, By Brad Plumer

It’s hardly news when a U.S. firm moves its manufacturing operations abroad to China. But what about when a Chinese company sets up a factory in the United States?

Wind Turbines Could Stall Military Pilot Training

Kinston.com - April 19, 2013, By Wes Wolfe

An F-15E Strike Eagle drops through the sky on a low-level training mission and encounters — a wind turbine.

With turbine blades reaching within 8 feet of F-15s on missions out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, the proposed Pantego Wind Energy project resulted in a serious risk.