President Barack Obama used a stop at Fort Bliss, Texas, today to remind voters that he kept his vow to end the war in Iraq and wind down the conflict in Afghanistan, while promising veterans they won’t be forgotten.
American States Water Co., a California-based water service and electricity provider, reported a 53 percent rise in fourth-quarter earnings, boosted by projects at military bases in North Carolina and Texas.
The Federal Reserve starting next week will cut to 30 minutes the gap between the release of the Federal Open Market Committee policy statements and the start of Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s press conferences.
Wade Michael Page, the man identified as the gunman who killed six people in a Sikh temple near Milwaukee before police shot him dead, was a former U.S. Army serviceman and a member of several white-supremacist rock bands.
El Paso Electric Co. , supplier of power to an oil refinery and the U.S. Army’s Fort Bliss, said it’s seeking alternative power supplies should an Arizona wildfire cut electrical lines from Palo Verde, the nation’s largest nuclear generating plant.