February 28, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Museum to Celebrate Maryland Day -

Friday, February 28, 2020

No Kid Sleeps on the Floor in Our Town -

Thursday, February 27, 2020

“Airport” Showing March 6 at St. Mary’s Airport -

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

SIF Returns to Pax Museum for STEAM Fest -

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Marine Band Returns to Mardi Gras

mardi gras

News arrived this week of the pending arrival of the coronavirus in the US. Fortunately for New Orleans, Mardi Gras ran well ahead of the threat, concluding this past Fat Tuesday. Honoring tradition of decades, the Marine Forces Reserve Band performed throughout Mardi Gras 2020 and upheld its top-ranked reputation.

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Navy Screens for Coronavirus in Pacific

coronavirus

Navy steps up coronavirus screenings for Pacific-deployed personnel, dependents, and visitors as South Korea, Japan, and Singapore report substantial numbers of coronavirus cases.

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Dewey Receives Navy’s New Drone-Fighting Laser Weapon

laser weapon system

The Navy announced that the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Dewey has a new laser weapon onboard, ODIN — Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy. The system was installed last year, but kept under wraps until last week.

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Navy Orders 6 More Presidential Helicopters

Presidential Helicopters

Sikorsky receives a contract to deliver six new VH-92A presidential helicopters.

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US Losing the Huawei Battle in Europe

Europe is embracing Huawei as its supplier of 5G, the next generation telecommunications network. While the US warns the Chinese multinational telecommunications company threatens global security, there are no alternatives today in the marketplace.

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Congress Backs Trump’s Warning Against Huawei

Huawei

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backs President Donald Trump’s warning to European allies against Chinese telecom giant Huawei building their 5G communication network. DefSec Mark Esper tells allies, using Huawei can risk their security ties with the US.

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Navy Wants to Scrap 4 Littoral Combat Ships

Littoral Combat Ships

The US Navy wants to scrap four of its Littoral Combat Ships which it says are already so outdated they can’t be even be used for training anymore.

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Morning Coffee Is Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner today, Monday, February 17, to celebrate Presidents’ Day. We’ll be back Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Soldiers Seek Fighter-Pilot Goggles

fighter-pilot goggles

The Army’s FY21 budget calls for fighter pilot-like situational awareness, augmented reality, do-it-all goggles for nearly half of all close combat forces, from infantry to scouts and engineers — that’s more than 40,000 by next year.

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20 Top Hackers- the Good & the Bad

top hackers

Some are collectives, some work for the good, some just invented a simple code, some are very bad: Here’s the list of the 20 top hackers — good and bad — who have changed the cybersecurity landscape forever.

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