Community news and events
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The Marines of 8th and I comes to Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany for Battle Color ceremony
Comprised of three performing ceremonial units from Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. including the Marine Corps Color Guard, the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps, the Battle Color Detachment travels and performs for hundreds of thousands of spectators annually.
P&G biomass plant will generate over 50 permanent jobs
The addition of the $200 million energy co-generation plant will allow Procter and Gamble (P&G) to move toward it’s goal of becoming more energy efficient and reduce it’s environmental footprint.
Demonstrators say money is primary concern of VA officials
A small contingent of U.S. military veterans demonstrated Wdnesday for better VA health care services.
Construction at Albany military base begins March 22
Base personnel authorized to access to the installation via the Johnson Road gate should do so, base officials said.
Two Albany men and a Sylvester man are convicted in federal court
Two former civilian workers at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany and a military contractor Christopher Whitman have been convicted in federal court of a bribery and fraud scheme in which prosecutors say $800,000 in bribeds netted the company of contractor Whitman more than $37 million in less than four years.
Speakers at Black History Month program encourage celebration of the past
The Albany area chapter of BIG, MCLB Albany and LOGCOM celebrated Black History Month with a program at the base chapel. Coordinators said it was a time to show how black history contributes to American history overall, to ensure contributions were not forgotten and how the black population is strong and moving forward.
Ceremonial units from Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. to be in Albany on March 20
Every year, the Battle Color Detachment travels and performs for hundreds of thousands of spectators. It is comprised of the Marine Corps Color Guard, the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and the Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps.
Event provides service dogs for veterans suffering from PTSD
Sponsorships help defray costs of providing a service dog for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Special ops service men from across the country take part in a special quail hunt
Southern Wilderness plantation near Edison was the site of the year’s first Purple Heart Outdoor Tour event on Saturday.
Southern Wilderness Plantation to host special forces vets at annual bird hunt
Purple Heart Outdoor Tour to hold its biggest event of the year in Edison as 40 special forces vets gather for bird hunt.
Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany conducts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. observance
Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany conducts its annual observance of the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the base chapel Tuesday morning, two days before what would have been the civil rights leader’s 86th birthday.
Volunteers make $13,000 donation to Wounded Warriors Project
Thanks to the success of the Run for Wounded Heroes fundraiser a proud group of volunteers is able this holiday season to present a generous gift the Wounded Warriors Project.
Budget cuts forcing closure of youth center at Albany Marine base
Youth and teen services will still be available to families attached to the base, but in different locations after the building shuts its doors, officials at MCLB-Albany said.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast awards funding for pipeline improvements at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany
Nearly $8 million awarded for design and replacement of natural gas distribution at Albany Marine base
A 2011 gas study recommended the pipeline replacement and documented the steps necessary to bring the pipeline up to code. A previous survey was conducted in 2008, but officials said the newer study raised the concern over the change in condition of the underground natural gas pipeline and associated systems.
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