October 14, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Crash Raises Concerns About Safety of Vintage Planes

Vintage Planes

How safe are vintage planes? The B-17 Flying Fortress World War II bomber that crashed in Connecticut was being flown by Ernest “Mac” McCauley, 75, regarded as one of the most experienced B-17 pilots in the US.

Defense Spending Sees Largest Hike in 15 Yrs.

F-35

With the finalized $1.3 trillion budget deal at the close of last week, Congress gave the DoD its largest spending increase in 15 years.

F-22s Conduct First US Airstrikes in Afghanistan

F-22

The first US warplanes in Afghanistan arrive soon after the US military and CIA come under international investigation for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan.

Navy ID’s Sailors Killed in Destroyer Collision

Fitzgerald

The Navy has identified the seven sailors who died when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided Saturday with a Filipino cargo ship off the coast of Japan. One of the sailors was from Maryland.

NAVAIR Celebrates Excellence

NAVAIR

The annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards ceremony celebrated technical, business, and leadership excellence in support of increasing speed to the fleet, delivering warfighting capabilities, and improving affordability.