July 20, 2018

Deadline Day for White House Sequestration Plan

White House

The Obama administration must detail sequestration cuts today, according to a law signed last month.

Jacques Gansler: Go Slow on Acquisitions Reform

Jacques Gansler

Former undersecretary of defense for Clinton warns the Pentagon not to repeat past mistakes.

EPA Tells Pax to Improve Hazardous Waste Handling

hazardous waste sign

Base lawyers work with the Environmental Protection Agency to improve handling procedures after review.

NAVAIR’s Small Drone Program Begins Training Marines

Marine UAS training

The Small Tactical UAS program office (PMA-263) launched the Training and Logistics Support Activity in mid-July for Marines.

Drone Documentary Films at Pax Museum

Discovery Channel interviews Air Force Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum.

Navy Wants to Fly Drones without Chasers

X-47B UCAS-D cruise

The Navy wants FAA approval to fly unmanned aircraft domestically without visual observers.

Blazer Wins Webster Field Construction Contract

Webster Field drones

Great Mills construction firm will construct $1.6 million unmanned aircraft facility.

Surge in Cancelled Contracts Gives a Preview of Sequester

budget axe

The federal government terminated 13,579 contracts ($2.15 billion) last fiscal year.

Sequester Could Bring ‘Devastating Recession’ to Region

capitol hill

Region gets 20 percent of Federal payroll dollars.

Rear Adm. Jaynes Gets a New Job

Rear Adm. Cindy "CJ" Jaynes pinning

Rear Adm. Cindy L. Jaynes will be assigned as commander of Fleet Readiness Centers at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.