Veterans Affairs and Fisher House Foundation officials broke ground this week on a new 21-suite Fisher House on the campus of the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center, according to a center release. The 16,800-square-foot facility will be the 50th Fisher House, which provide homes to veterans and military personnel and their families during hospitalization stays. Another new Fisher House is under construction in Pittsburgh and expected to open next year, per a report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (For more about projected Fisher Houses.)
A pair of Air Force units across two major commands have announced plans to purchase services from SpaceX’s Starlink constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit. The contracts come not long after service leaders praised the effectiveness of the satellite internet service in aiding Ukraine against Russia’s invasion.