September 20, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

St. Mary’s Camera Club Gears Up for Fair -

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Festival of Trees Seeking Sponsors -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MedStar to Offer Acupuncture Talk, Demo -

Friday, September 6, 2019

Winners in 5th District Art & App Contests Honored -

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Military Housing, Day Care, Malpractice Back Before Congress

military housing

Military housing conditions, the inability to sue DoD for medical malpractice, and the lack of child care facilities all came under fire during congressional inquiries.

Turkey’s F-35 Purchase Blocked by NDAA

F-35

The $716B defense authorization bill was signed earlier in the year than any NDAA for the past 40 years and also included a stall in the F-35 sale to Turkey and provided President Trump an opportunity to tout his Space Force.

Rebuilt Military Includes Coast Guard, Say House Members

A bipartisan group of House members protest White House plans to slash the Coast Guard budget by $1.3 billion arguing that the Coast Guard must be included in President Donald Trump’s plans to rebuild the military.

F-35B Debuts at Rugged Exercise Red Flag

Attack Aircraft

The Marine Corps’ F-35B Joint Strike Fighter is getting a workout — and a good report.

DefSec Carter Prefers Senate Defense Spending Plan

A contest looms between House and Senate schemes for funding defense spending.

Super Hornet Praised, But Boeing Has No Orders

Plans are for the F-35 to replace the F-18, but as important production dates approach the Navy and industry face tough and costly decisions based on projected completion dates that still look a bit iffy.

DoD Projects Robust Aviation Future, Ignores Sequestration

JSF keeps to its growth path even as the FY14 defense budget languishes, the Army looks to even shrink more than previously projected and the Marine Corps looks to reduce forces as well.

St. Mary’s Senior Given Marines’ Top New Officer Honor

Justin Harty Interview

Justin Harty has been announced as the winner of the U.S. Marine Corps Commandant’s Trophy.

Marines Wrapping Up Integrator Developmental Testing

Integrator

The Corps prepares to purchase a few RQ-21As, which began testing at Webster Field, for further development.

Morning Coffee: DoD Aviation Plan Ignores Money Troubles

funny money

The Pentagon’s long-term aviation plan doesn’t seem concerned about Congressional wrangling.