November 24, 2017

Big Buyouts Eyed for DoD Civilian Workers

Buyouts at DoD

Civilian defense workers could be looking at a new $40,000 buyout program set up by the Pentagon. It’s likely be a hit at DoD as the Pentagon moves to cut headquarters staff.

Next Gen Jammer Passes Review at Pax

Next Gen Jammer Passes Review at Pax

The Next Generation Jammer program has passed its design review during recent testing at NAS Pax River, NAVAIR officials say.

Congress Agrees on Spending Bill

Lawmakers agreed on a spending bill that keeps the government funded but some Democrats now oppose the bill over modifications to a Wall Street reform law.

Quarter-Million in Uniform Overseas for the Holidays

Joint Chiefs of Staff Dempsey reminds Americans of the hundreds of thousands of service members and civilians workers who do not take holidays off from the job of keeping us safe.

Morning Coffee: Kudos to the KMAX

Kmax helicopter

Vice Adm. David Architzel praises the performance of the KMAX unmanned helicopter during its Afghanistan deployment.

Pax River Almost Lost Its Security Card Machines

CAC card

Rear Adm. Mahr praises technicians for saving the base’s only two CAC encoding machines.

Sequestration Fight Heats Up on Hill

capitol hill

Lawmakers tackle defense spending this week.

Talbot to Cooperate on Pax River, Turbine Study

Talbot County will participate in a joint the joint land use study on wind turbine encroachment effects on Pax River’s testing operations.

Morning Coffee: Next-Gen Jammer Money Flows

A pair of Boeing EA-18G Growlers, XE 573 166857 and XE 571 166855 of the VX-9 "Vampires" bank over the desert.

NAVAIR releases more cash for the development of the next-generation jammer aircraft.

Morning Coffee: Crash Spotlights Aging F-18s, Oceana Base

green hornet in flight

Media speculates that the incident could finally close Oceana Naval Air Station.