Military housing company to spend $72 million upgrading communities at five Air Force bases

Karsten Haake, Lendlease project director for the Campbell Crossing community, gives Brenda Lee McCullough, director, U.S. Army Installation Management Command Directorate-Readiness, a tour of the New Hammond Heights community May 5. Photo by Maria McClure Wyatt Olson Stars and Stripes One of the major companies participating in the Defense Department’s beleaguered privatized military housing program announced Tuesday […]

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Retired generals join Colorado pushback against Space Command HQ move

Lee Roop al.com Two retired generals, including one with Alabama ties, have spoken out against the Air Force plan to make Redstone Arsenal the permanent home of the U.S. Space Command by arguing that it would cost billions and take years of risk to make the move to Huntsville. The generals’ assessment apparently favors Colorado in that state’s ongoing attempt to overturn an Air Force site selection process […]

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Air Force F-22 fighter jet training permanently leaving Florida, senators announce

Dave Ress Daily Press The Air Force is going ahead with a proposal to permanently move its F-22 fighter jet training operation from Florida to Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday. The Air Force’s F-22 Formal Training Unit has been operating out of Eglin Air Force Base since a hurricane in 2018 damaged its longstanding home at Tyndall Air Force Base. […]

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