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Military leaders, contractors meet in Wilmington for state business summit

FayObserver - October 20, 2011, By Drew Brooks, Staff writer

WILMINGTON - Military leaders and private contractors are meeting on the North Carolina coast today for a summit aimed at increasing opportunities for state businesses.

Plans for Willow Grove Naval Air Station to be Decided Next Month

Montgomerynews.com - October 20, 2011, By Caitlin Burns - cburns@journalregister.com

The Horsham Land Reuse Authority will share a final plan for the Willow Grove Naval Air Station with the public in November, now that the authority and Horsham Council have agreed upon what elements they would like to see there.

Lt. Gov. Carroll talks jobs, military

Panhandle project shows promise, she says during P.C. visit

News Herald - October 19, 2011, By Felicia Kitzmiller, News Herald Writer

PANAMA CITY — Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll is lobbying hard to merge two of her primary responsibilities in state affairs — jobs and military relations — and the Panhandle is her testing ground.

Senator Webb Urges Swift Action on Fort Monroe National Historical Park Establishment Act

Legislation “provides obvious long-term preservation and economic benefits”

Office of VA Senator Webb - October 19, 2011

Washington, DC — Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) today urged swift passage of his legislation to establish a unit of the National Park Service at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, during an Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee hearing.

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.