January 26, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Patuxent Cove Taking Apps for First Tenants -

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Feb. 8 a Day for Women’s Wellness -

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Bring Your Wares to the Appraiser Fair -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

SIF Ensemble to Perform at Museum -

Sunday, January 19, 2020

It’s Camo for Space Force Uniforms

Space Force

US Space Force unveils its new uniforms. The new military branch will wear the same camouflage look as other branches.

How Will New Space Force Be Organized?

space force

The new US Space Force is putting together a plan to bring personnel from the Army, Navy, and Marines into the new branch. The Air Force secretary has to tell Congress by Feb. 1 how the Space Force will be organized.

Space Force, Parental Leave & More in NDAA

Space Force

The National Defense Bill authorizes Space Force in a compromise exchange for paid parental leave and also contains a requirement the VA answer up on what medical conditions are linked to Agent Orange … and quite a bit more in the $738B budget attached.

Senators Urge Expansion of F-35 Foreign Military Sales

Foreign Military Sales

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Pat Toomey are leading the case that the US-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program should be expanded with additional foreign sales to create a stronger coalition of allies.

1st Female Pilot Chosen for Marines’ F-35C Program

Lt. Catherine Stark of Erie, PA, was recently the first female Marine selected to train and fly the F-35C.

Esper Is Trump’s New Pick for DefSec

Esper

President Donald Trump says he intends to nominate Mark Esper as the new defense secretary, David Norquist as the deputy defense secretary, and Ryan McCarthy as the Army secretary.

House Committee Passes $733B Defense Budget

Shutdown

The House Armed Services Committee passed a $733 billion defense policy bill.

Md. Native Nominated to Be USMC Commandant

USMC commandant

Maryland native Lt. Gen. David H. Berger has been nominated to serve as the 38th commandant of the US Marine Corps. The appointment is pending Senate confirmation.

Who Has the Highest Share of High-Tech Jobs in US?

Five-Year Review

A recent study reveals the top areas across the US known for their output of high-tech products and services. No. 1 is California-Lexington Park, MD, with the highest share of high-tech jobs.

Congress Hears Testimony on Military Base Water Contamination

clean water

Congress hears testimony today from DoD’s deputy assistant secretary of defense for environment about water contamination on military bases. Also testifying is a former Army reservist with at least 16 relatives near Colorado Springs’ Air Force and Army installations diagnosed with cancer.