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  • Mold is latest health worry on Treasure Island 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:25 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A growing number of residents and workers on Treasure Island are complaining about mold in aging buildings on the former Navy base in San Francisco Bay.

  • Naval Academy breaks ground on new clinic 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:19 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The U.S. Naval Academy has broken ground on a new $41 million health clinic.

  • Military scales down, modifies Guam buildup plan 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:26 pm
  • HAGATNA, Guam - The military's revised proposal for a buildup on Guam calls for less population growth and locating a Marine Corps live-fire training range on an Air Force base instead of the site of an ancient village.

  • Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:04 am
  • GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack.

  • Beaufort Marine unit returns from 9-month duty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:08 am
  • MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, South Carolina - A squadron of Beaufort-based Marines and their F/A-18 Hornet jets are returning from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East.

  • Grand Forks Air Force Base to close school 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:37 am
  • GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - The Grand Forks Air Force Base School Board has voted to close an elementary school to deal with declining enrollment on the northeastern North Dakota base.

  • Vet with no left leg to run in Boston Marathon 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:02 pm
  • TACOMA, Washington - The first six times Edward Lychik told his physical therapist he wanted to run again, she was noncommittal, and with good reason.

  • Days of regular air shows at Scott likely over 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:55 pm
  • SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois - Regularly scheduled air shows are unlikely to return to Scott Air Force Base in southwestern Illinois because of deep Pentagon spending cuts.

  • Fort Riley leaders to detail future of Army post 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:07 am
  • FORT RILEY, Kansas - Leaders at Fort Riley are preparing to outline what residents can expect at the northeast Kansas Army post as the military looks to downsize.

  • Tucson base reports a $973 million economic impact 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:14 am
  • TUCSON, Arizona - Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson reports that its operations had an estimated total economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year.

  • 450 US, Romanian troops in joint military games 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:20 am
  • CAMPIA TARZII MILITARY BASE, Romania - Some 450 U.S. and Romanian troops and technical staff kicked off joint military exercises in northwestern Romania on Thursday, flying U.S. F-16 fighter jets alongside Romanian ones.

  • Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:44 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week's Fort Hood shooting spree. "We somehow bear what seems unbearable," he declared.

  • Army unit at Fort Huachuca prepares for deployment 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:19 am
  • SIERRA VISTA, Arizona - An Army communications unit based in Arizona is preparing for deployment to Southwest Asia.

  • US will cut deployed nuke missile force by 50 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:26 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

  • Bill Clinton discusses privacy, national security 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:46 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as "sort of an imperfect messenger," who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

  • Bill Clinton discusses privacy, national security 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:34 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as "sort of an imperfect messenger," who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

  • SC Air National Guard back from Mideast deployment 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 1:52 pm
  • MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, South Carolina - More than 200 airmen from the South Carolina Air National Guard have returned home after being deployed for two months in Southwest Asia.

  • Sailor found dead in Va. at Navy facility barracks 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:47 pm
  • PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - The Navy is investigating the death of a sailor who was found dead Tuesday morning in a barracks after failing to report to work.

  • O'Malley: not convinced on wind turbine moratorium 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:53 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Martin O'Malley says he still has misgivings about a bill to set a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland.

  • Funeral set for midshipmen who died skateboarding 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:35 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The U.S. Naval Academy says a funeral is scheduled for a midshipman who died after a skateboarding accident.

  • Ex-Ill. Air Force contracting official sentenced 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:31 am
  • EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A federal judge has sentenced a former Scott Air Force Base contracting official to three years of probation for accepting gratuities.

  • Ellsworth Air Force Base to downsize 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 5:07 pm
  • PIEDMONT, South Dakota - Ellsworth Air Force Base plans to downsize personnel this year as part of a nationwide shift in Air Force funding priorities.

  • Air Force: Illinois air base to lose 99 jobs 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:02 am
  • MASCOUTAH, Illinois - The Air Force says roughly 100 jobs are being phased out in a unit that provides technical services at a southwestern Illinois air base.

  • Runway revitalized for combat landings at Ga. base 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:36 am
  • FORT STEWART, Georgia - A military cargo plane's landing on a dirt airstrip in a remote part of a Georgia Army base signals the first training landing there in at least two decades.

  • Air Force intelligence center to get new head 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 9:37 am
  • DAYTON, Ohio - A new commander will take over a national military intelligence agency headquartered at an Air Force base in southwest Ohio later this year.