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  • Man pleads guilty to theft from naval base store

    March 23, 2012 6:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Covington man has pleaded guilty to a charge he embezzled roughly $50,000 from a store on the Naval Support Activity base in New Orleans. Forty-year-old Gary Massie faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty plea Thursday... more »
  • NY elected reps offer tour to save Niagara base

    March 1, 2012 7:04 AM

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Members of New York's congressional delegation are inviting military officials to tour the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in hopes of securing its future against looming defense cuts. U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirstin Gillibrand, along with Reps. Kathy Hochul, Brian Higgins and Louise Slaughter,... more »
  • Base development credit ready for floor vote

    February 29, 2012 10:07 AM

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Businesses and communities around Alaska are one step closer to getting economic incentives to develop areas around the state's military bases and facilities after the House State Affairs Committee cleared the bill on Tuesday. Its sponsor, Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said HB316 is modeled after laws... more »
  • Historic Marine base gets 1st-ever female general

    June 17, 2011 5:09 AM

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - For the first time in its 96-year history, a female general will lead the famed Marine Corps training installation at South Carolina's Parris Island. The Marine Corps says Brig. Gen. Loretta Reynolds will take charge of the depot Friday. The one-star Naval Academy graduate is... more »
  • Officials: Computer outage at Wyo. nuke site

    October 26, 2010 9:38 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A computer failure caused a break in communication with 50 nuclear missiles at Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming over the weekend, military officials said Tuesday. The officials said the break occurred Saturday and lasted about 45 minutes. The White House was briefed about the failure Tuesday... more »
  • 1 dead in pipeline explosion at Barksdale

    January 7, 2010 10:38 AM

    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Air Force officials say a natural gas pipeline explosion at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana has killed a civilian. Maj. Carie Parker, a spokeswoman for the 2nd Bomb Wing, says the explosion happened about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday near an unpopulated area on... more »

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