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Mar 27, 2017

North Korean tests augment calls for boosting missile defense systems

Opponents of spending more on missile defense, meanwhile, say the United States has already poured enough money into a costly system and that even the best system doesn’t guarantee full protection from a potential attack.

Mar 15, 2017

Lawmakers urge appropriators to reject Coast Guard cuts

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is urging appropriators to reject a reported proposal from President Trump to slash the Coast Guard’s budget.

Mar 8, 2017

Congressman Garamendi on Vice News Tonight (HBO)

Vice News Tonight on mid-course nuclear defense: feat. John Garamendi

Jan 24, 2017

Editorial: Air Force’s key decision on Travis a big win

The recent selection of Travis Air Force Base as a preferred location for the KC-46A Pegasus was big news for the base and the Solano County community at large.

Jan 23, 2017

Air Force general shares AMC’s needs with Solano leaders

The Air Force faces challenging times to retain and keep talented airmen, expand a shrunken service to meet unrelenting world challenges and stay ahead of foreign militaries who are challenging American military dominance.

Jan 18, 2017

Congressman Garamendi Meets with Air Mobility Command’s General Everhart at Travis, Recology Composting Facility in Dixon

Yesterday, Congressman Garamendi met with General Carlton Everhart at Travis Air Force Base for a conversation on the future of the KC-46A air refueling tanker mission and visited the Recology Dixon Recycling Center to learn more about their composting facilities.

Jan 15, 2017

Good news, at long last, for Travis mission

A campaign that started four years ago reached a milestone of success this week when the Air Force announced Thursday that its base here in Fairfield was selected to receive 24 new KC-46A Pegasus air refueling tankers a few years from now to replace the venerable KC-10 Extender.

Jan 13, 2017

KC-10 out, KC-46A tanker in at Travis Air Force Base

Thursday marked an “exciting” time at Travis Air Force Base. Air Force officials announced they selected Travis Air Force Base and Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty-led KC-46A Pegasus bases.

Jan 13, 2017

Travis lands KC-46A Pegasus to replace KC-10s

FAIRFIELD — Travis Air Force Base was one of two installations named by Air Force officials Thursday as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty homes for the KC-46A Pegasus air tanker.

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