Thursday May 9
Obama's arrival to kick off series of 'opportunity tours'
The presidential aircraft landed shortly after noon at Austin-Bergstrom, itself a symbol of Austin's economic resilience, having long served as an Air Force base before it was closed in the 1990s under a round of federal base closures.
Old Army Choppers Have New Life with Money-Saving Equipment Upgrades
Hundreds of people gathered for a big celebration Tuesday morning on Redstone Arsenal, cheering on old war-fighting equipment given new life with upgrades to better protect troops in battle.
Furlough fright: Civilians in military wonder how they'll make ends meet
"Honestly, we have no clue if we're actually going to be furloughed," said Jacques, a civilian worker who commutes to Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo and is chief steward of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1035.
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Civilians on high alert for furlough
Jose Rivera was hurt serving his country, but pending furloughs and a pay cut is what pains him these days.
CCAD Placed on Lockdown After Nitric Acid Spill
A chemical spill at the Corpus Christi Army Depot had workers on high alert Thursday afternoon.