September 21, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

St. Mary’s Camera Club Gears Up for Fair -

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Festival of Trees Seeking Sponsors -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MedStar to Offer Acupuncture Talk, Demo -

Friday, September 6, 2019

Winners in 5th District Art & App Contests Honored -

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Former DefSec Slams Obama’s & Trump’s Russian Response

Russian

Former DefSec Ash Carter criticizes the failure of the previous and current administrations to put into action Pentagon plans to counter what Carter sees as an ongoing war with Russian interference.

DoD to Hire Chief Innovation Officer

In addition to hiring a chief innovation officer, DoD is consulting with advisers such as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Instagram Chief Operating Officer Marne Levine, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, reports FCW.

Navy Continues Testing With Biofuels

Growler

In tests this month at NAS Patuxent River, the Navy went all out to experiment using 100 percent biofuels for its jets.

F-35B Debuts at Rugged Exercise Red Flag

Attack Aircraft

The Marine Corps’ F-35B Joint Strike Fighter is getting a workout — and a good report.

DefSec: China Building ‘Great Wall of Self-Isolation’

Ah Carter

Criticizing China’s actions in the South China Sea during the Naval Academy commencement address, Carter warned China that it is on a path to build a “great wall of self-isolation.”

DefSec Carter Prefers Senate Defense Spending Plan

A contest looms between House and Senate schemes for funding defense spending.

SpaceX Hits Landing on Drone Ship

SpaceX

SpaceX landed vertically one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean last week. This came after the company launched a Dragon spacecraft to deliver cargo to the International Space Station for NASA.

Navy P-8A Aircrew Rescues Stranded Mariners

A Navy P-8A crew rescued three marooned mariners from a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean. The castaways used palm fronds to spell the word “help” in the sand.

Military Leaders Argue DefSec Budget Priorities

DefSec Budget

Navy and Army counter priorities of DefSec Ash Carter’s plans for the Pentagon’s $580 billion budget request.

Boehner May Delay Leadership Vote

Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner’s replacement will be voted on Thursday, but the vote for the No. 2 and No. 3 leadership slots may be delayed.