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Fort Worth Star-Telegram - June 28, 2012, By Chris Vaughn
GRAPEVINE -- Forty-four percent of the men and women in the armed forces are moms or dads.
The Florida Current - June 28, 2012, By Bruce Ritchie
Living near military bases with live artillery fire or falling bombs may be a headache for some residents. But some military supporters have said those house-rattling booms are the sound of freedom.
Lakewood Patch - June 27, 2012, By Jennifer Chancellor
Ground breaks in July on Carter Lake and Hillside Elementary Schools; allocation of funds called "overdue and critical."
Army Times - June 27, 2012, By Angela K. Brown, Associated Press
GRAPEVINE, Texas — An elementary school on Fort Bliss in Texas and two other schools also needing repairs on military installations will share $60 million in federal grants announced Wednesday by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, who said providing a strong education for soldiers’ children is a national priority.
Reuters - June 27, 2012, By Andrea Shalal-Esa
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon may have to pay billions of dollars in termination fees and other contract penalties if Congress does not stop $500 billion in automatic defense spending cuts due to take effect on January 2, a top weapons industry executive said on Wednesday.
Dayton Daily News - June 27, 2012
Large defense contracting companies are threatening mass layoffs unless Congress acts to stop $500 billion in defense spending cuts that are to take effect in January, a leader of the Ohio region's defense industry said.
San Antonio Express-News - June 25, 2012, By Gary Martin
WASHINGTON — The alarm is sounded. More than 1 million defense-related jobs — including 91,000 in Texas — could be lost if Congress fails to act on budget deals to forestall across-the-board cuts, Obama administration officials and lawmakers have warned.
The Washington Times - June 21, 2012, By Rowan Scarborough
Congress is poised to deliver a defeat to the Obama administration on one of its main defense policies in the new budget - base closings.
MSNBC - June 21, 2012, By Eve Tahmincioglu
As the war in Afghanistan winds down, the impact on the nation’s employment picture goes beyond veterans returning home who are looking for work.
KTAR Arizona - June 21, 2012, By Jim Cross
PHOENIX -- Up to $500 billion in automatic defense cuts could take effect in January if congressional leaders can't reach a deficit reduction deal, according to Reuters.
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