September 20, 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

Trump’s FY18 Budget Cuts Hit DoD, Also

2020 Budget

The Pentagon is a winner in Trump’s proposed FY18 budget, but some cuts will impact the military as well.

FAA Rules PA Turbines Interfere With Radar

wind turbine farm

The FAA determined that wind turbines would interfere with radar used by Pennsylvania air traffic controllers at Erie International Airport.

Morning Coffee: Laser Weapons Improve

laser trap

The new generation of laser weapons are approaching the power and efficiency needed for active military use.

Morning Coffee: DoD Exec Defends “Poseidon”

A DoD acquisition executive responded this week to a negative report on the Navy’s Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

MORNING COFFEE: COLA Cut May be Restored

Congress may act this week to restore full cost-of-living adjustments for working-age retirees forcibly retired from the military for medical reasons. Restoration may be included in the omnibus spending bill.

Federal Employees Receive Pay Raise

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Federal employees will receive their first automatic pay raise in more than three years, 1 percent beginning Jan. 1.

Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon Contract Grows by $100 Million

Military, federal retirees and Social Security recipients will receive a COLA increase in January.

Pentagon to Examine JSF Costs, Pessimistic about Budget Fix

F-35C JSF formation

Reeling with productivity losses from the shutdown and facing another sequestration hit, the Pentagon continues with plans to sell $10.8 billion in munitions to Persian Gulf allies.