October 19, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Airport Business Walk Set Oct. 24 -

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Entries Sought for Vets Day Parade -

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Hubcaps Headline 2 Fundraisers/1 Night – Nov. 9 -

Monday, October 14, 2019

Lions Clubs Seek Entries for Poster Contest -

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Wrecked Plane Thought to Be 1940-50s Navy Aircraft

An Eastern Shore TV station news helicopter discovered what appears to be a crashed plane in the waters of Wroten Island in Dorchester County. The wreck site is surrounded by trees and marsh, so the only visibility is from above. A Navy underwater archaeologist believes the aircraft is from the 1940s or ’50s. It has NATC on the tail portion, according to the report.

Air Force & Navy Search for New High-Tech Fighter Aircraft

high-tech fighter aircraft

Both the Air Force and Navy are each developing a new high-tech fighter aircraft, but details are secret and approaches to the need vary. Likely the answer will be a system not a single aircraft.

First DoD-Wide Audit Announced

Pentagon Jobs

The Pentagon’s office of the inspector general announced the start of the first agencywide financial audit. Beginning in 2018, audits will occur annually.

Debate Over Military Budget Heating Up

ship delivery policy

The debate over the military budget is heating up in Washington between the defense hawks on Capitol Hill and the fiscal hawks in the Trump administration.

Budget Hawks Call for Pentagon Spending Cuts

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Conservative members want non-defense items stripped from budget.

Gate 3 Closure Snarls Lexington Park Traffic

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Commissioners complain to base commander, who points to budget reductions by Washington.

Pentagon Creates Acquisitions ‘Fast Lane’

tigershark uav

Warfighter Senior Integration Group will replace the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell for quick turnaround projects.

Sea Dragon Goes Down in Oman

H-53E Sea Dragon

The MH-53E aircraft was part of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15.

Senate Eyes Vet Jobs Bill

capitol hill

With Veterans Day approaching, the Senate finally considers bill.

New Passel of Poseidons

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Navy inks contract for seven more P-8A sub hunters.