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  • More on the FY 2020 Budget

    More on the FY 2020 Budget

    The Pentagon comptroller has launched a website with all the materials it has released about the fiscal 2020 budget request. House Armed Services Committee Republicans released a policy paper supporting the growth in the budget. The committee’s chairman continued to push back against the President’s wall funding request and padding the overseas contingency operations (OCO)

  • Owen Leaves as Fort Chaffee Director

    Owen Leaves as Fort Chaffee Director

    Ivy Owen has left his position as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority in Arkansas. Since 2007, under Owen’s leadership, more than 2,600 new jobs were created, the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education was established at Fort Chaffee, 17 headquarters have moved into the area, and 29 residential neighborhoods opened, according to local

  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities

    The congressional delegation for Savannah, Ga., want Savannah to be the home of the new Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron within the Air National Guard, according to the Savannah Morning News… The Pikes Peak Community Foundation and the Security Water District near Colorado Springs, Colo., are suing the Air Force over water contaminated by Peterson Air Force

  • Harrison: All Eyes on Inhofe Thursday at Budget Hearing

    Harrison: All Eyes on Inhofe Thursday at Budget Hearing

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday morning to share more details about the President’s $750 billion defense budget request. “What’s going to be as interesting as hearing DOD’s details will be hearing from members of Congress and their concerns and their positions on things in the budget,”


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