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The Navy is refitting its decades-old China Lake weapons testing and research site in the Mojave Desert to begin hosting hypersonic weapons testing from a variety of platforms, including undersea...

Author: By PAUL MCLEARY
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The Navy’s newest Zumwalt-class destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), was commissioned Jan. 26 at Naval Air Station North Island, California.

Twenty Gold Star families and four Medal of...

Author: By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Woody Paschall, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs
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Most service members and their families will see a reduction in their tax bills this year, but there are a number of changes in U.S. federal tax laws that they...

Author: By Jim Garamone, Department of Defense Public Affairs
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Personnel and other resources are headed for eastern Kern as part of a growing push to diversify the area's economy and protect its employment base in the...

Author: John Cox jcox@bakersfield.com
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Three Santa Maria veterans pledged to live a drug- and substance-free future Friday afternoon, marking the latest group to successfully complete the Santa Maria Veterans Treatment Court.

Established November...

Author: Mathew Burciaga
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Four members of the Governor’s Military Council visited Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow to get an up close and personal overview of the installation and its operations, June 5. The council...

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Beale Air Force Base in northern California was sheltering several hundred evacuees from the Lake Oroville flood threat Monday, and the entire California National Guard has been put on alert...

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The wait for the F-35C Lightning II aircraft came to a close Wednesday with the arrival of four of the new high-tech jets at Naval Air Station Lemoore. Hundreds of people...

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In a first-of-its-kind effort, an environmental group will help Naval Base Ventura County, home to the largest remaining coastal wetlands in Southern California, prepare for rising sea levels caused by...

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Members of the Governor’s Military Council visited Naval Air Station Lemoore Thursday and they heard one message loud and clear from the local support group Friends of NAS Lemoore: We...

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After being placed on permanent status, Gov. Jerry Brown's Military Council is coming up with a strategic plan to protect the state's military installations from closure.

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The wartime era of growing defense spending in San Diego County plateaued in fiscal 2013 and will likely retract slightly next year, according to a report released today by the...

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In an effort to protect and expand the military?s vital role in national security and California?s economy, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today established the Governor?s Military Council and appointed...

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Retired Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Michele Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy, are among four appointments to...

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