August 17, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Theater Holding Auditions for ‘Clue’ -

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Shakespeare Heads to St. Mary’s City -

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Young Artists Sought for Sotterley Contest -

Thursday, July 28, 2022

St. Mary’s, Eat, Live, and Be Healthy -

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Space Force Now ‘Guardians’ of the Galaxy

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The US Navy has its sailors, the Army has soldiers. There are Marines and airman. The US Space Force troops will be called “guardians.”

Who Should Take Your Temperature at the Airport?

Airlines want government agencies to take on the responsibility for monitoring passengers’ health at the airport, before they board a plane. It is unclear, if the US government did monitor, would the program fall under Transportation or Homeland Security? And what would the mask policy be?

More Contractors Than Troops Fight and Die in the Middle East

Since 2001, an estimated 8,000 military contractors for US companies have died on duty in the Middle East. That figure is 1,000 more than US troops who have been killed. About 53,000 US contractors were in the Middle East last year, compared with 35,000.

Military Supply-Chain Faces 300 Weak Links

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The Pentagon says a third of the 300 gaps and vulnerabilities in the military supply-chain discovered by an assessment of the defense-industrial base, ordered by President Donald Trump could be addressed in a year.

DoD Support Cuts: Not Big Savings

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Eliminating DoD support agencies, such as Congress is considering, may not yield the big cost-savings legislators seek, says former DoD management officer, but consolidating IT services might, says Peter Levine.

FAA: Drones Hurricane Response ‘Landmark’

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The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration said, despite some problems during Hurricane Harvey in Houston, drone usage in responses to both Harvey and Irma would prove an evolutionary landmark for unmanned aviation.

Hoyer, Others Oppose Airport Perimeter Changes

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Congressman Steny H. Hoyer is among a group of regional lawmakers who are making their voices heard as work begins on 2017 Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization legislation, making possible changes to the region’s airport perimeters.

Airport Seeks Community Input

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The St. Mary’s County Regional Airport is preparing for a multi-year program of expansion and is actively soliciting community input for the development of its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. A teleconference will be held at 10 am Dec. 13.

Budget Caps Good for Spending Discipline

Not all bad, experts say: statutory budget caps keep the brake on defense spending.

Transportation & FAA want All Drones Registered

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All drones, even those operated by hobbyists, could be required to register with the Dept. of Transportation and/or Federal Aviation Authority, perhaps as soon as November.