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David R. Craig: Maryland needs to meet its unfulfilled BRAC obligations (access required)

As we enter the final year for Maryland’s implementation of its preparations for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), I applaud the progress made to date by all levels of government and by the private sector to prepare for the influx ...

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New Agent Orange concerns raised at Fort Detrick

FREDERICK — Military records are shedding new light on Agent Orange testing decades ago at Maryland military installations and raising new concerns about health hazards from the Vietnam War-era chemical defoliant. Fort Detrick released fresh details Tuesday on outdoor experiments ...

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Report: Pentagon should share BRAC costs

ANNAPOLIS — The Pentagon should pay more for transportation improvements around military bases that are getting tens of thousands of new workers under a national plan to reconfigure bases, a report commissioned by Congress recommended Monday. The report by the ...

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