June 24, 2019

Ice-Diminishing Arctic Effects on Navy Considered

Arctic

The Patuxent Partnership is co-hosting an event in Washington, DC, that will focus on the effects of climate change on the US Navy, especially in the Arctic.

St. Mary’s Airport Meeting Rescheduled

St. Mary's Airport

The St. Mary’s Airport Rules special meeting, postponed from Jan. 14, is rescheduled during the Airport Advisory Board’s regular January meeting, Jan. 28 at 6 pm at the Airport Terminal Building, Hollywood, MD.

A New Flying Classroom for Test Pilots

Flying Classroom

An old Fairchild Swearingen C-26A Metroliner is now the Airborne Systems Training and Research Support, or ASTARS III, and belongs to the Test Pilot School at NAS Pax. The aircraft will serve as a flying classroom.

DOT&E Report Says F-35s Not Combat Ready

Attack Aircraft

The Pentagon report found the Marine’s trials showed its first six F35s not combat ready, although public reports during May’s trials were positive.

Spending Bills Start Their Slog Through Congress

Pentagon Capitol

A dozen spending bills are filing out of committees, the Defense authorization bill will carry an array of proposals regarding military sexual assault. VA looks to be an early favorite with legislators.