April 21, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Tech Bridge Lecture Set for April 22 -

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Entries Sought for DNR Photo Contest -

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Free Document Shredding on April 24 -

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Still Time to Register for NAWCAD Industry Day -

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

737 MAX Returning to Service

Boeing intends to deliver most of the stored backlog of the 737 MAX by 2023. Deliveries resumed in December after a 22-month grounding; in February 130 MAXs recorded at least one flight.

Lex Park-California Area Tops Highest-Paying Jobs List

Highest-Paying Jobs

California-Lexington Park, MD, is listed on 247wallst.com’s list of cities with the highest-paying jobs, with a 2019 annual median wage of $63,040. Other details in the report: the area also has the most highly concentrated occupation of aerospace engineers.

Dahlgren Testing Continues Through Friday

Dahlgren

Testing requires a high volume of rounds fired at a rapid pace across several consecutive days.  Test shots will produce continuous LOUD NOISE in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren, advises NAVSEA. Access to the Potomac River Middle Danger Zone, will be restricted during testing.

What the Future Holds for Remote Work

Remote

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic and experts are weighing in on the future of remote work and the policies that guide it. One professor believes that many firms will adopt remote work on a permanent basis. A business exec envisions companies adding chief remote work officers. One CEO predicts rural towns will flourish if they innovate quickly.

Syrian Airstrikes 1st Biden Military Action

Airstrikes Biden

President Joe Biden took his first military action when two US Air Force F-15E aircraft launched seven precision guided munitions Friday that struck a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups. The airstrikes were in response to rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks. The deadly airstrikes drew criticism from some Democrats in Congress, while key Republicans applauded the move.

Navy to Require Oath to US Reaffirmed

constitution

“Revisit the oath that you took,” DefSec Lloyd Austin tells service members. All services must complete the stand-downs before April 2 to address extremism. The Navy will require its sailors to reaffirm their oaths to the Constitution.

STEM Education Deficit Threatens US

CSM STEM

The Pentagon’s highly respected annual report on the US defense and manufacturing industrial base targets a STEM education deficit threatening to weaken the nation’s competitive advantage in everything cutting edge.

US Failing to Fix Cyber Breach

cyber

A “disjointed” federal response to the biggest known hack in American history prompts demands from Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) ― the chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee ― for a leader to address the breach.

Hicks Looks to Become Deputy DefSec

Kathleen Hicks

Kathleen Hicks received little pushback from senators during her confirmation hearing which included her openness to changing budget traditions to drive joint activity.

Cyber Experts: What Biden Should Prioritize

Cybersecurity

Experts making up the Cybersecurity 202 Network have cited some ideas for what President Joe Biden should prioritize in his first 100 days in office, including finishing appointments to his cybersecurity team and directing more resources to Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.