• In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    Maine established a task force earlier this month to study PFAS contamination in drinking water, according to the Press Herald. “The EPA is dragging its feet on the issue, leaving states to take the lead,” Gov. Janet Mills (D) said in a statement…. Tensions have eased between Robins Air Force Base, Ga., and the local

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  • DOD to Set Up Sexual Assault Task Force at McSally’s Request

    DOD to Set Up Sexual Assault Task Force at McSally’s Request0

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is establishing a task force to help “eliminate sexual assault and sexual harassment in the United States military,” according to The Hill. The task force was requested this week by Sen. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), a former Air Force squadron commander who recently announced she had been sexually assaulted in the service.

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  • Legislation Would Protect Families in Privatized Housing

    Legislation Would Protect Families in Privatized Housing0

    A bipartisan proposal would give installation leaders and military families more protections against bad conditions in privatized military housing, according to Military Times. “It is unacceptable that some military families around the country have little or no recourse when private contractors provide substandard housing,” said Rep. Mike Levin (D-Calif.), who introduced the legislation in the

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