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GAO denies Boeing/Lockheed bomber protest

Posted February 16, 2016 by by Stuart Ibberson

On Feb. 16, the Government Accountability Office denied the Boeing/Lockheed Martin protest of the $80 billion contract awarded to Northrop Grumman to build the Air Force’s next-generation bomber, allowing the program to proceed. Boeing and Lockheed Martin filed their protest with the GAO Nov. 6, 2015. The two companies “concluded the selection process for the…

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States throw money at military bases to keep them open

Posted December 11, 2015 by by Jennifer McDermott

States with large military bases are filling what is traditionally the federal government’s role by picking up the tab for construction and repairs, saying they can’t afford not to. The number of states willing to spend taxpayer money to fix infrastructure in military facilities, and the scale of the projects, has increased steadily in the…

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President urges national moment of remembrance on Memorial Day

Posted May 27, 2016 by

DOD photograph by PO1 Daniel Hinton President Barack Obama bows his head after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. In issuing his Memorial Day proclamation yesterday, President Barack Obama urged all Americans to observe a National Moment of…

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