January 29, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Patuxent Cove Taking Apps for First Tenants -

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Feb. 8 a Day for Women’s Wellness -

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SIF Ensemble to Perform at Museum -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Musical Comedy Takes Stage at Three Notch -

Saturday, January 18, 2020

DoD Fails 2nd Audit – No Surprise

DoD Fails Audit

DoD’s second-ever financial audit shows some progress, but uncovers more new problems than fixes. DoD has 3 million employees, 4,500 defense sites in 160 countries, a $292 billion inventory, more than $2.9 trillion in total assets, and $2.8 trillion in liabilities.

Will Hefty Bonuses Get Pilots to Stay?

Bonuses

The Marine Corps’ fiscal 2020 aviation bonuses are aimed at enticing pilots to sign eight-year contracts and plug the flood of Marine aviators trading in their military wings to fly civilian skies.

Navy Admonished to Fix Pilot Hypoxia Issues

hypoxia

The House Armed Services Committee tells the Navy to “fix” physiological issues facing fighter jet pilots and student pilots. Hypoxia incidents have been increasing in Navy aircraft over the past decade.

F-35B Makes First Sloped Landings

F-35B

The F-35B is taking to the skies over Bogue, North Carolina. The short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing fighter is scheduled to continue sloped surface vertical-landing tests through late February 2018.

Hoyer Says Sequestration Needs to Be Replaced

Hoyer prefers a budget with targeted cuts and additional revenues instead of a continuing resolution.

Continuing Resolution Passes the Senate

capitol hill

The House must now approve Senate amendments and forward the bill to Obama to avoid a shutdown.

DoD to Begin Issuing Furlough Notices this Week

Pentagon aerial

Meanwhile, a fight over the MEADS missile program stalls a continuing budget resolution in Congress.

Senate Struggles to Prevent Shutdown Before Break

capitol hill

A continuing resolution bill is still winding its way through as Congress prepares to leave for two weeks.

NAVAIR Industry Day Coming March 20

southern maryland higher education center

Learn about the latest acquisition priorities of the Naval Air Systems Command Wednesday.

GAO: The F-35 Is Still a Financial Risk

F-35C JSF formation

The General Accounting Office says the Joint Strike Fighter’s affordability is still a major concern.