July 23, 2019

MQ-4C Triton Arrives at Pax

An MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at NAS Pax River with 2 more expected in the next few weeks.

Congress Still Debating Veterans Benefit Cuts

Congress is considering a number of ways to further restore veteran benefits by making financial cuts in other legislative areas.

Cape Ray Rigged for Weapon Destruction

AP video shows equipment to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons installed on the merchant ship. In DC, hopes grow that the omnibus spending bill will pass by week’s end.

DoD Workers Return, Some Might Not Stay

Returning DoD workers also reduced furloughs in defense contracting firms, but legislators appear ready to extend the spending freeze as they argue about raising the debt ceiling.

Government Closes

Congress keeps working. So does the military. So do essential personnel. But otherwise, the federal government is closed.

Congress Closes Government Rather than Compromise

Brinkmanship, partisanship, disruptive or stupid — whatever you call it, Congress shuttered government and froze most federal workers’ paychecks, but not their own.