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  • Harford County, Md., Seeks Bids for Transit Project

    Harford County, Md., Seeks Bids for Transit Project

    Harford County in Maryland is accepting proposals for a “transit-oriented development” study at the site of a train station near the south gate of Aberdeen Proving Ground. The project is funded through the Office of Economic Adjustment, the RFP states. The project is open for bids through March 11. The project is expected to run

  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities

    Hill Air Force Base, Utah, cut the ribbon last week on a new $35 million software support facility, according to Deseret News. It will house 309th Software Maintenance Group, which currently has 1,600 personnel and will add 1,400 more personnel over the next decade, the report said…. Alabama schools are getting help from DOD as

  • Shutdown 2.0 Looms

    Shutdown 2.0 Looms

    Chances to find a spending bill agreement that can avert another government shutdown are looking grim, after House-Senate negotiations mostly stalled over the weekend. The conference committee appeared no closer to compromise on immigration, the main sticking point. Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said on Fox News Sunday that there is a 50-50 chance

  • Service Secretaries Talk Budget

    Service Secretaries Talk Budget

    One month before the release of the administration’s budget request, the three military service secretaries talked about readiness, modernization and reform needs at an event Friday hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Here are some of their comments on budget priorities, according to a transcript. Army Secretary Mark Esper: If we do

  • DOD, States to Share Prescription Info

    DOD, States to Share Prescription Info

    Nine states and territories are on board with a new Defense Health Agency (DHA) initiative to cut down on prescription drug abuse. DOD and civilian doctors will now be able to track all of a patient’s controlled substance prescriptions to ensure there is no overlap that can lead to abuse or overdose, Military Times reported.

  • Innovation Insight: 3 Questions for Will Rowe

    Innovation Insight: 3 Questions for Will Rowe

    Will Rowe is principal at Booz Allen Hamilton.   On Base: What are the most promising trends you see coming for the base of the future? Rowe: There are three that come to mind. Joint planning – willingness of installations and communities to engage in joint short-term and long-term planning to address threat vectors (e.g.,

  • Spending Plan May Be Close: ‘We Hope We’ve Got a Deal’

    Spending Plan May Be Close: ‘We Hope We’ve Got a Deal’

    House-Senate negotiators seemed hopeful Thursday that they can avoid another partial government shutdown next week. Senate Appropriations Chair Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said after a meeting with President Trump that the conference committee is working on substantive negotiations on the main sticking point, immigration spending, and that he thinks the President will sign it. “This is

  • Army Working to Boost Quality of Life

    Army Working to Boost Quality of Life

    The Army is working on several efforts this year to enhance quality of life for military families, according to Military.com. “We enlist soldiers, but we retain families,” Army Secretary Mark Esper said this week at an Association of the United States Army event. The Army is planning to improve access to child care and reimburse


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