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The Navy is revisiting its decision to shift a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from Norfolk to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., in response to the urgent need to trim defense spending. “Within the context of the ongoing Department of Defense strategic and budget reviews, the size of the fiscal adjustments compels us to take a comprehensive strategic review, examining every program element …READ MORE
Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland, San Antonio and Lakewood, Wash., will share $300 million for transportation projects needed to improve access to medical facilities affected by BRAC 2005, DOD announced Tuesday. The biggest winner was Fairfax County, Va., which was awarded $180 million to widen 3.5 miles of Route 1 that accesses Fort Belvoir’s main post …READ MORE
Recent meetings with families and spouses at Fairchild AFB and Joint Base Lewis-McChord provided Robert Gordon, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy, a pretty good idea of family members’ greatest concerns: the need for increased access to affordable child care; the future of military retirement and other benefits; licensure and certification for military spouse employment; education of military children …READ MORE
The Arkansas National Guard is studying whether to close six armories in rural areas as part of a move to prepare for looming budget cuts. The guard is reviewing demographic data and recruiting trends, but no decisions have been made yet …READ MORE
Several recent initiatives spearheaded by Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison could benefit her state’s military installations, reports the San Antonio Express-News. Last month she introduced legislation that would create an eight-member commission to consider closing outdated overseas military bases …READ MORE
A compromise defense spending measure for fiscal 2012 likely will not be voted on until the end of the year, as it will be needed as a “must-pass” vehicle that some of the more controversial appropriations bills can be attached to. Meanwhile, House and Senate appropriators have reached a tentative agreement to allocate $518 billion for the measure …READ MORE
Columbus State University was named to G.I. Jobs magazine’s 2012 list of “Military Friendly Schools” for the second straight year, a testament to the university’s commitment to supporting nearby Fort Benning. “We are trying not only to help ourselves, but to help the state …READ MORE