Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by military families over Keesler AFB’s toxic mold

A federal judge in Gulfport has dismissed one of the lawsuits filed by military families who say they have been sickened by toxic mold in Keesler Air Force base housing, one of many widespread complaints about the U.S. military’s privatized housing. Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi said during a recent Armed Services Committee hearing […]

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USAF condones airman’s message: “I am getting out of the USAF and you shouldn’t stop me”

An Airman based in Louisiana has given her account as to why she’s leaving the Air Force- and the Air Force was more than happy to publish it on their official channels. Senior Airman Tessa B. Corrick of the Barksdale Air Force Base 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs wrote the piece, titled, “Why I am […]

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Defense officials used unreliable information in reports to Congress about military housing, GAO says

Data collected to determine the satisfaction of residents living in privatized military housing and the health of the homes available to them was deemed unreliable and potentially misleading by a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday. The Defense Department used the data in reports to Congress and to determine whether the 14 private companies managing […]

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Vance AFB announces two memorials for fallen airmen

Vance Air Force Base has announced two on-base memorial services, scheduled for Thursday for two airmen killed in a Nov. 21 T-38 Talon crash at the base. Lt. Col. John “Matt” Kincade, 47, an instructor pilot assigned to the 5th Flying Training Squadron, and 2nd Lt. Travis B. Wilkie, 23, a student pilot assigned to […]

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