With an Eye Toward Preserving Charleston: Local governments near Charleston AFB, S.C., are taking another look at the land around the base and the nearby Naval Weapons Station to make certain community plans for growth don’t lead to problems for the military installations. (BRAC 2005 was hailed as the last gasp for closure, but there are some who say the fat lady has not sung.) According to the Charleston Post and Courier, a new study, supervised by a Charleston-area government coalition, will update a 1993 study done by the Air Force.
The White House announced its United States Space Priorities Framework in a document released concurrently with Vice President Kamala Harris' first National Space Council meeting. Listed among five U.S. priorities is to “defend its national security interests from the growing scope and scale of space and counterspace threats.”