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Latest Posts

  • DOD Study Describes Tremendous Potential for Solar Development at Mojave Desert Bases

    Four installations in California’s Mojave Desert offer the potential to generate 7,000 megawatts of solar energy that could be profitably tapped by the private sector with no capital investment required by the government, according to a comprehensive feasibility analysis released Friday by DOD’s office of Installations and Environment. The development could yield the federal government $100 million per year in revenue in the form of rental payments, discounted power or other in-kind consideration …

  • Chamber Urges Employers to Consider Military Spouses

    Despite being more educated than their peers, military spouses are experiencing 26 percent unemployment, with the problem of underemployment likely exacerbating the problem. And for spouses that are employed, there is a 42 percent wage gap across professions in comparison to their civilian counterparts …

  • Army Housing Gets Early Crack at Green Energy Initiatives

    The Army’s Residential Communities Initiative program, providing more than 80,000 homes for soldiers’ families across 44 installations, is playing a major role in the service’s effort to conserve energy and reduce its carbon footprint. Within one year, more than 70 percent of the service’s privatized housing will be individually metered, a feature which so far has led to a 10 to 20 percent drop in energy consumption …

  • Congress Likely to Struggle to Reach Compromise on Military Strategy

    An agreement on defense spending, along with military doctrine, will be reached in 2012 only after the two parties engage in a spirited debate. Soon after the Pentagon rolled out its new strategy meant to guide the process for trimming 8 percent of the department’s budget over the next 10 years, Republicans and Democrats clashed over the prudence in scaling down the military’s force structure …


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