July 31, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Register for Healthy St. Mary’s Annual Meeting -

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Entries Sought for DNR Photo Contest -

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Poplar Hill Music Series Continues -

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Save the Date for TPP Annual Dinner -

Thursday, July 15, 2021

CNO Gilday on the State of the Navy

Gilday

Among the topics discussed during a “State of the Navy” virtual forum this week by Chief of Naval Operations ADM Mike Gilday: developing a sixth-generation fighter, the future for the use of drones and smaller aircraft carriers, DoD’s Battle Force 2045 study, and a tri-service maritime strategy to thwart China, which he calls America’s top strategic threat.

Women to Register for the Draft, Says Panel

draft women

For the first time in US history, a Selective Service panel will recommend requiring women between 18 and 25 register for future military drafts as young men are required to do.

Night-Refueling Tests for F-35 Completed

F-35

The F-35 Lightning II program completes testing on an improved lighting assembly with the KC-135 that will enable F-35 variants to refuel behind the tanker at night.

Another Race to Avoid Government Shutdown

government shutdown

Congress returns to another budget stalemate, needing a deal to ease statutory spending caps and avoid an Oct. 1 government shutdown, with only three weeks until the August recess.

Morning Coffee: Bad Landing Sends Global Hawk to PAX

A remotely piloted Global Hawk out of Edwards AFB crashed in 2009 and now leaves storage to serve in MQ-4C Triton development and maintenance training at NAS:Pax.

Univ. System of MD Enters PAX $38B Economy

The research and incubator facility is seen as imperative to development of unmanned aircraft and other emerging technologies at Southern Maryland industries.

Pax River JSF Team Takes Fighter Out to the Desert

F-35B JSF air start

For air start testing, the F-35 Integrated Test Force (ITF) ferried jets from VX-23 to the F-35A testing facility at Edwards AFB.