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US Army Gen. Charles Hamilton, Commander USAMC Alabama News
Redstone Arsenal four-star AMC Commanding General who pressured panel to help career of unfit officer suspended, under Pentagon investigation

U.S. Army Gen. Charles Hamilton, the now suspended Commander of U.S. Army Material Command (AMC) at Redstone Arsenal, has been referred by the Army to the Defense Department inspector general for investigation, which is a rare move to take against a seasoned four-star general.

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Jim Zeigler: 'The German Wife' dramatizes the start of Huntsville's rocket program

What a change in lives: going from building V-2 rockets for Nazi Germany to developing the U.S. space program.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
'Political gamesmanship': U.S. Rep. Rogers slams SPACECOM General Dickinson for declaring agency 'fully operational' in Colorado

The battle for the permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) headquarters has been ongoing since 2019. Redstone Arsenal, in Huntsville, was ranked first among the many states who bid for the honor and was set to be the headquarters' new home until the Biden administration reversed the Trump-era decision in favor of sixth-ranked Colorado.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong on Space Command HQ decision: 'We've got an investigation staring us right at 12 o'clock'

As the fallout from the Biden administration's decision for the Space Command headquarters to remain in Colorado as opposed to moving to Madison County's Redstone Arsenal lingers, Alabama's congressional delegation has sprung into action to challenge the merits of the decision.

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Space Command HQ to remain in Colorado, despite protests

The headquarters for the U.S. Space Force will remain in Colorado after a tumultuous reneging of a Trump-era decision to move the HQ to Huntsville.

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U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville: New FBI headquarters should be in Huntsville

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville voiced his support on Monday for a suggestion by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to move the FBI’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Alabama.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong blocks amendment to further delay Space Force HQ decision — 'Another attempt to insert politics into a critical national security decision'

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) recently blocked an effort to further delay the announcement for the headquarters of the new command center for the U.S. Space Force after months of political drama with the site’s location.

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Ivey commends Alabama's federal delegation for Space Command investigation — 'Redstone should, can and will be home to Space Command Headquarters'

Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday commended Alabama’s federal delegation for its investigation into Space Command's location while reiterating that Huntsville is the only logical place for the United States Space Force.

Finley Battle Mac Alabama News
Huntsville, Madison City, Madison County leaders alarmed by revelations about Space Command delay — 'Blatant attempt to skew independent findings and use highly questionable tactics'

Public officials in Madison County were alarmed by the information revealed Thursday after the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services announced it would launch an investigation into the ongoing delays in choosing a permanent U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) Headquarters.

Nathaniel Ledbetter. Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter on Redstone Arsenal snub: 'It’s a problem for our country when we make decisions like that based on politics'

A report surfaced Monday revealing the Biden administration's plans to reverse course on moving U.S. Space Command headquarters to Alabama due to the state's abortion law.

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Report: Biden administration considering reversing course on locating Space Command HQ in Alabama over state's abortion ban

The Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse plans to locate U.S. Space Command in Alabama due to the state’s laws on abortion.

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$25,000 reward offered for information leading to conviction in case of murdered Redstone Arsenal soldier

Sgt. 1st Class Tristian Jackson was shot and killed at his mother’s home in Birmingham on Jan. 8, 2020. Investigators have been searching for the responsible party ever since.

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U.S. Rep. Strong: 'Indisputable' Huntsville the top choice to host Space Command HQ — Colorado wasn't in the top three

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) released a statement about the U.S. Space Command permanent headquarters basing process on the heels of a Washington Post report that the Biden administration was looking to reverse a Trump-era decision to locate the headquarters at Redstone Arsenal.

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Redstone Arsenal talks expansion, Ukraine aid during annual update

Redstone Arsenal, which already manages $50 billion in federal funds and employs around 43,000 people among its various agencies, gave its annual update Thursday on how it has grown and plans to continue expanding. 

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Masking order issued at Redstone Arsenal

Tens of thousands of people working at Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal complex, the home of the Army's critical missile and rocket programs, are required to wear masks at indoor worksites yet again.

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Brooks and Tuberville applaud GAO report showing that Huntsville was the best site for Space Command

Brooks and Tuberville applauded the GAO report that found that Huntsville's Redstone Arsenal was the best location for Space Command and that the Pentagon decision to move Space Command to Alabama was not tainted by politics.

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Huntsville named #1 best place to live in the United States

US News voted Huntsville the best place to live in the United States in 2022-2023.