Wednesday Mar 19
Gov. Patrick adopts bond bill to improve Westover, Barnes, other military bases
Gov. Deval L. Patrick has signed a first-ever bond bill that will allow the commonwealth to borrow up to $177 million to make improvements to six military installations in the state, including Barnes Air Reserve Base in Westfield and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee.
Vets battle VA on post-Vietnam Agent Orange claims
One of the 18 C-123 aircraft used to spray Agent Orange in Vietnam that were scrapped in 2010 at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., 'boneyard' because of concerns that they were too contaminated with chemical residue to permit commercial resale.
CBS 3 Springfield
Proposed military cuts could impact Western Massachusetts
Military downsizing and restructuring proposed by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel could have an effect on communities in Western Massachusetts.