February 29, 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

Judge Halts Transfer of Milcon Funds to Border Wall

border wall

A federal judge halts $3.6 billion diverted from military construction projects for 175 miles of a border wall, but leaves in place $2.5 billion transferred to the wall from DoD counter-drug operations.

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New Ford Carrier Declared Navy’s Top Priority

Ford carrier

Facing bipartisan criticism of the $13B, most modern and most expensive carrier in history, Acting NavSec Thomas Modly declared deployment of the troubled Ford carrier to be the Navy’s top priority.

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Midshipmen Lead Rivalry in Army-Navy Series

Army-Navy Rivalry

The 120th Army-Navy game will be played Saturday, Dec. 14, in Philadephia. The US Naval Academy Midshipmen lead the rivalry, 60-52-7.

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Base Communities Shaken Over Attacks

Base Communities Shakened Over Attacks

Navy communities in Pensacola, Pearl Harbor and Virginia are shaken and stunned after attacks over six days last week left seven people dead and nearly a dozen wounded.

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Robot Hotel Heading to Space Station

robot hotel

NASA will launch a “robot hotel” to the International Space Station on its next SpaceX resupply mission, although “robot garage” might be more like it.

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Water Shortages Threaten 102 Bases

clean water

Water shortages already impact some military bases across the US, where water supplies are exceeded or approaching capacity. Even areas where water is considered abundant may face shortages, such as Fort Bragg, NC.

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Truman Strike Group Joins 6th Fleet

Truman Strike Group

The US Navy said the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and its strike group entered the 6th Fleet’s area of operations. The Truman had been sidelined due to electrical glitches; it is expected to relieve the USS Abraham Lincoln.

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Cyber Worker Shortage Still Plagues Army Combat Teams

Cyber Worker Shortage

A Defense Department inspector general reports says the most common personnel shortages plaguing the US Army’s active-duty brigade combat teams are cyber network defenders and electromagnetic spectrum managers.

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China Blames US for Hong Kong Election Results

Hong Kong

Following the overwhelming pro-democracy vote in Hong Kong, China is accusing the US of meddling in its internal affairs.

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Shortage of Cybersecurity Workers Continues

Cybersecurity

A recent Cybersecurity Workforce Study finds there is a shortage of cybersecurity professionals around the world. In the US, a current cybersecurity workforce of more than 800,000 is nowhere close to the number of cybersecurity jobs needed to protect government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and small and mid-sized business.

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