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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.

Study: Defense spending means 56,000 Indiana jobs

Associated Press - October 7, 2011

A new report says that federal military and security spending resulted in $4.4 billion in contracts for Indiana companies last year, although analysts expect sites across the state will face more competition with expected Defense Department budget cuts.

Navy and The Nature Conservancy Partnering to Help Conserve Dabob Bay

Program protects underwater testing range

The Nature Conservancy - October 6, 2011

SEATTLE — The Navy and The Nature Conservancy have entered into a five-year agreement that benefits the environment and protects the Navy’s underwater research range on Dabob Bay.

Fort Meade an Economic Engine for West County

CroftonPatch - October 4, 2011, By Sina Kniseley

BRAC is only the beginning of an anticipated growth surge that will continue to fuel opportunities for businesses and individuals for years.

Lt. Governor Writes About Maryland’s BRAC Preservation Initiative for Tax Credit Advisor Magazine

mdhousing - October 4, 2011

Washington – Lt. Governor Anthony Brown describes the MD-BRAC Preservation Initiative in the October 2011 issue of Tax Credit Advisor Magazine, a national monthly publication produced in association with the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association.

Air Force Seeks Wider Buffers Around Silos

October 4, 2011, By Peter Johnson

Local government officials are weighing ways to allow energy development without infringing on needed security response and communications at Malmstrom Air Force Base's 165 missile sites.

Job Creation Key to Navy's Transfer of Alameda Point to City for Free

AlamedaPatch - October 3, 2011, By Dixie Jordan

Alameda's Reuse and Redevelopment Authority expected to approve terms on Oct. 5.

What's bad for America's unemployed — the lack of jobs — was a boon for Alameda last week as the U.S. Navy agreed to transfer the entire 918 acres of Alameda Point to the city for free.