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Officials at Fort Irwin and the National Training Center in California last week celebrated the opening of the Irwin Town Center, a development featuring 26,000 square feet of retail space, unaccompanied housing and a community plaza in the heart of the garrison …READ MORE
DOD would absorb $1 trillion in spending cuts over the next decade under the deficit reduction plan introduced last week by Sen. Tom Coburn. His 614-page plan — which would trim the federal deficit by $9 trillion and balance the budget — has not gained traction among the leadership of either party, but it provides a useful benchmark for measuring prospective defense cuts …READ MORE
North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue held the first of four regional military summits Thursday in the host community for Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, focusing on issues both inside and outside the installation’s gates affecting its long-term military value. One issue that came up repeatedly was the region’s dependence on Cherry Point …READ MORE
The airport at the former Norton Air Force Base could generate an estimated $1.2 billion annually in economic activity, helping the region around San Bernardino in Southern California recover from the installation’s closure in 1994, according to a university study. San Bernardino International Airport now is responsible for 9,355 jobs and a $500 million payroll …READ MORE
Two school districts in south Colorado Springs, Colo., expecting to enroll dozens of more students stemming from growth at Fort Carson, stand to gain increased state funding. Fountain-Fort Carson District 8 — where students from military families or others working at the post make up 68 percent of the school’s enrollment — estimates it will receive $600,000 from the state based on adding 104 new students …READ MORE
Due to multiple time constraints, Congress will have a difficult time passing any of the 12 annual spending bills for fiscal 2012 before Oct. 1. After returning from their August recess, lawmakers are scheduled to be in session for only two weeks in September …READ MORE
Amid a colorful ceremony Wednesday, the flags for Walter Reed Army Medical Center were symbolically cased, marking the closure of the Army’s flagship hospital where hundreds of thousands of the nation’s war wounded have received care since 1909. With the hospital’s actual closing scheduled for September, officials are preparing to move its operations in August …READ MORE