Re: “State rebuffs Navy training site request” (TNT, 3-3).
Here we go again. The state has rejected the Navy’s request to use land. It says that hundreds have opposed the proposal by the Navy to use the Olympic Peninsula for electronic warfare training.
Not too long ago, hundreds of individuals, local business owners, and local and state officials gathered to beg the military not to downsize its force here in Washington. That reduction in personnel means big reductions in money (some estimate billions) into local coffers. Those same individuals also asked/pledged to do whatever to keep the military presence strong. …