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More than 100 military installations nationwide are at risk for not having enough water to accomplish their missions, including training and cleaning equipment, suppressing fires, drinking and bathing, according to...

Author: Patricia Kime
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Travis Air Force Base and the leaders of the Solano County communities surrounding the base have signed an agreement that establishes a Travis Community Partnership Leadership Committee, according to base’s Public...

Author: Ian Thompson - Daily Republic
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Partnership provides STEM students with experience, jobs in cybersecuritySan Diego City College graduate Froylan Maldonado can’t believe his good fortune. Even before he transfers to UCLA this fall to further...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs signed a 20-year, $148 million lease on an approximately 100,000-square-foot building in Kearny Mesa, which it will convert into a VA outpatient clinic — billed...

Author: Brad Graves
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What is it? Army Directive 2019-18, Reimbursement for State Licensure and Certification Costs for the Spouse of a Soldier Arising from a Permanent Change of Station, establishes policy to reimburse...

Author: Headquarters, Deputy Chief of Staff Army G-1
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Air shows are returning to Edwards Air Force Base, as its leadership is partnering with the five-year-old Los Angeles County Air Show to offer world-class events that will alternate sites...

Author: ALLISON GATLIN Valley Press Staff Writer
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The first major battle for President Trump’s prized Space Force is being waged here on Earth, as three states each with its own convincing case to make to be the...

Author: Lauren Meier, Ben Wolfgang and Lauren Meier, Ben Wolfgang
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More than a dozen nonprofit organizations have formed the California Defense Communities Alliance (CDCA). CDCA held its inaugural meeting Tuesday in Sacramento. The new alliance includes groups with the shared...

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The Coast Guard plans to base four of its new Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) in Southern California within the next year. The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour is slated...

Author: U.S. Coast Guard 11th District PA Detachment LA/LB
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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...

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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 Honor recipients...

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 event either of its...

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 2011 in...

Author: Mathew Burciaga
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(AirForceTimes) The B-21 Raider, the Air Force’s next stealth bomber, has its first homes. The Air Force on Friday announced it has chosen Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma to maintain and sustain...

Author: Stephen Losey, AirForceTimes
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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...

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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...

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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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