September 21, 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

Trump Cancels Federal Workers’ Pay Raise

US Weighing Options After Saudi Oil Attacks

President Donald Trump wants to freeze federal workers’ pay in 2019.

New Effort to Coordinate DoD Research, Development

DoD Research

The Pentagon is drafting a list of desired technologies as part of a new modernization strategy to coordinate DoD’s research and development, including at US laboratories and government-funded research┬ácenters. The goal is to make sure that the military is aligned across the services.

Problems Remain for F-35 JSF Helmet

JSF Helmet

Problems still remain for the F-35 JSF’s helmet night-vision camera. Lockheed Martin officials said Friday they are aware of the issue and working to test potential solutions. Improvements to the software are underway and will be ready for testing in the fall.

Concerns Mount Over Vulnerability to Cyberattacks

cyberattacks

The US is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks as Russia & China advance their cyber-warfare and cyber-espionage capabilities to challenge the US. Already classified military hardware data has been stolen.

McCain Decries Lack of Cyber Strategy

John McCain

Arizona Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is running out of patience when it comes to the US formulating what he considers an effective cyber strategy.

Trump to Speak From Carrier Deck in Newport News, Va.

Trump in Newport News

Days after a pro-military speech before a joint session of Congress, President Trump visits Newport News Shipyard, a center of nuclear-powered shipbuilding for Navy.

DHS Cybersecurity Can Now “Hack Back”

Hack the Air Force

A controversial DHS cybersecurity program that monitors Internet traffic government-wide is now blocking malicious operations on federal networks.

DoD Prime Contractor Performance Analysis Released

Pentagon Capitol

The 2014 Performance of the Defense Acquisition System report analyzes prime contractors in terms of contracted products and services.

Boeing Produces the First of the Last Super Hornets

f-18 hornet afterburner

The last batch of F/A-18 E/Fs and EG-18 Growlers begin rolling off the line.

DoD Buys Lots of Biofuel

green hornet logo

DoD purchases 450,000 gallons at four times the price of oil.