November 28, 2022

Students Earn Service Academy Appts.

Service Academies

Twelve Fifth District students have been appointed to the US service academies. The students were nominated by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer Announces Academy Appointments

Service Academies

Thirteen Fifth District students have earned appointments to the United States Service Academies. The students, nominated by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer, have accepted offers to the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy, and the Military Academy at West Point. All of the service academies require a nomination from an authorized nominating source. Additionally, Congressman Hoyer (D-MD) announced two students have received the Army Congressional ROTC Scholarship. The scholarship allows members of Congress to nominate up to five candidates who were not offered an appointment to a military service academy. “I join in congratulating these outstanding students…

Pax Test Syncs Manned & Unmanned Growlers

growlers

The Navy test wing at NAS Patuxent River tested the technology allowing F/A-18 Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to perform combat missions with unmanned systems.

DoD F-35 Report: Hundreds of Deficiencies, 13 ‘Must-Fix’ Problems

DoD F-35 Report

A DoD annual report says the F-35 has hundreds of unresolved deficiencies and new problems are being discovered regularly. There’s a long list of issues that should be resolved, including 13 described as Category 1 “must-fix” items.

Longer Military Obligations Considered for Academies

Service Academies

Senators are looking to extend the eight-year service obligation for graduates of US service academies, noting a 20 percent cost hike per graduate since the obligations were last adjusted in 1996.