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The Army is outlining new steps to improve housing for soldiers and their families while demanding accountability from privatized housing contractors and commanders, Reuters reported Wednesday. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told Reuters privatized military housing contractors operating on installations have committed $500 million to address poor conditions, the report said. McCarthy also said more fundingREAD MORE
The Senate late last month confirmed Army Lt. Gen. Jason Evans as Dept. of the Army Headquarters Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), G-9, according to a press release. The DCS, G-9, position, previously the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM), reaffirms the Army’s commitment to retaining a three-star Pentagon staff officer to overseeREAD MORE
A new San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) study shows the defense industry and military operations continue to be a major driver of the area’s economy and are projected to grow, Stripes.com reported Thursday. The 2019 San Diego Military Economic Impact Study concluded that 354,000 military-connected jobs accounted for 22% of all regional jobs andREAD MORE
When a 2014 DOD review of military bases set off concerns, local leaders around Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., quickly reacted after four area bases closed nearly 10 years earlier, renewing fears of Dobbins’ closure, according to a Marietta Daily Journal (MDJ) report. Dobbins’ 2014 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) consolidation never came, but itsREAD MORE
Editor’s Note: On Base will not publish on Mon., Oct. 14, due to the Columbus Day holiday, but will resume publication on Tues., Oct. 15.READ MORE
At Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) in Los Alamitos and Fresno Air National Guard Base (ANG) and other California installations, PFAS “forever chemicals” from decades of on-base firefighting foam use are suspected of contaminating surrounding communities’ water supplies, a Los Angeles Times feature article reported Tuesday. The PFAS contamination, found in water located on andREAD MORE
When Hurricane Michael struck Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., a year ago Oct. 11, the prospect of recovery for the major installation appeared daunting, according to a Military.com feature article Wednesday. Of 484 buildings and structures on the 14.5 square mile base, 50% were destroyed or suffered damage making repairs unfeasible, while the installation’s flightREAD MORE
An innovative Interior Alaska incinerator permitted for destroying per- and polyfluoralkyl chemicals (PFAS) is being closely monitored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its success cleaning toxic soil, Fairbanks’ KTUU-TV reported Tuesday. The NRC Alaska thermal remediation facility, permitted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), began operation in March, according to theREAD MORE