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Commissary guardians: Modernize? OK. Privatize? No way!

Military associations and the resale industry that supplies groceries to base commissaries are sounding alarms over a provision in the Senate's fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill that would direct the Department of Defense to privatize up to five of its 240 base grocery stores for two years to assess if a commercial grocer can run all the entire system.

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Senators unveil Veterans First Act

WASHINGTON -- Senators took fresh steps this week in the slow effort to reform the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department and hold it more accountable just as news broke of a new scandal -- cockroaches in food at a VA hospital in Chicago.

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Bases, Coast leaders launch Joint Land Use Study

Keesler Air Force Base Col. Michelle Edmondson explains the importance of the Joint Land Use Study with Biloxi Mayor 'FoFo' Gilich at her side.
Justin Vicory jvicory@sunherald.com
Bases, Coast leaders launch Joint Land Use Study 0:37

Bases, Coast leaders launch Joint Land Use Study

John P. Murtha successfully completes sea trial 0:36

John P. Murtha successfully completes sea trial

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, other officials speak at Gulfport solar farm groundbreaking 1:47

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, other officials speak at Gulfport solar farm groundbreaking

Video: Seabees return to Gulfport 1:30

Video: Seabees return to Gulfport