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Job Fair Targets Aerospace Needs

WPAFB and defense contractors are looking to fill technology jobs

Dayton Daily News - October 18, 2011, By John Nolan, Staff Writer

DAYTON — A jobs fair this week at the Dayton Convention Center features the employers and jobs critical to Dayton’s future as a hub of aerospace expertise.

Readshaw co-chairs Military Installations and Base Development Caucus

Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus - October 18, 2011

HARRISBURG, Oct. 18 – State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has been designated co-chairman of the Military Installations and Base Development Caucus. The newly formed caucus is dedicated to preserving military installations in Pennsylvania in the event of future base closure considerations by the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

Governor Jindal and Huntington Ingalls Industries CEO Mike Petters Announce Joint Effort to Secure Future of Avondale as Major Employer

State and company execute agreement focused on developing a new joint venture at Avondale

Office of the Governor, Bobby Jindal - October 18, 2011

WESTWEGO – Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) President and CEO Mike Petters to announce that the State and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which an Avondale joint venture would receive incentives for retooling and training at Avondale if this new joint venture preserves Avondale as one of Louisiana’s top employers with approximately 3,850 jobs.

$6M of SPLOST Money Would Go Toward Buying Land Near Robins

macon.com - October 16, 2011, By WAYNE CRENSHAW

Bibb County voters will decide on a 1-cent sales tax referendum Nov. 8, but one element of it has vast implications for all of Middle Georgia.

NAS-Kingsville Eyeing New Turbines As Possible Problem

kztv10.com - October 14, 2011, By Keaton Fox - kfox@kristv.com

CORPUS CHRISTI -- In Kingsville, they love the sound of jets.

But it's the sound of wind turbines that's causing problems.

EDITORIAL: New Era Rises at Newport

Diverse reuse plan good for economy, environment

The Tribune-Star - October 13, 2011

The Newport Chemical Depot in Vermillion County was a topic of concern for many of its 69 years, right up to the day the military vacated it on July 18, 2010.

Testimony by Secretary Panetta and Gen. Dempsey Before the House Armed Services Committee

U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) - October 13, 2011

REPRESENTATIVE HOWARD "BUCK" MCKEON (R-CA): The hearing will come to order.

Before I begin, please let me welcome members of the public who are in attendance, but remind our audience that the committee will tolerate no disruptions of this proceeding. This includes standing, holding up signs, or yelling. If anyone disturbs these proceedings, we will have the Capitol Police escort you out immediately.

Aspen Airs Concerns Over Military Training Flights

The Aspen Times - October 11, 2011, By Janet Urquhart

ASPEN — Just how low a military aircraft could fly over the wilderness surrounding Aspen was a key concern Monday as locals peppered U.S. Air Force representatives with questions at a community forum at Aspen High School.

Remarks by Secretary Panetta at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) - October 11, 2011

Thank you Jane for that introduction and for your leadership, thank you for the commitment to serve this nation that you’ve demonstrated throughout your career -- as an outstanding member of Congress from my home state of California, and now as President of the Woodrow Wilson Center. You and Sidney always represented the very best in citizenship and the very best in commitment to America.

Vermillion County Has Big Plans for Former Chemical Depot Site

The Tribune-Star - October 9, 2011, By Brian Boyce

Newport — As autumn leaves fell to the ground about the Vermillion Rise Mega Park Saturday morning, officials predicted great things will spring to life there in coming months and years.