December 16, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

SMECO Employees Donate to Charities -

Monday, December 16, 2019

Still Time to See Farm Lights, Museum Exhibits -

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Santa to Fly In to St. Mary’s Airport – Dec. 21 -

Thursday, December 12, 2019

1 Show; 5 Photographers @ Lex Park Library -

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

HMS Queen Elizabeth Visits Annapolis

Queen Elizabeth

The HMS Queen Elizabeth visits Annapolis to host the 2019 Atlantic Future Forum of industry, military, and government to discuss artificial intelligence, robotics and big data.

Can a Government Shutdown Be Avoided?

Shutdown

President Donald Trump tells lawmakers that he would sign a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, so long as it does not restrict his ability to build a border wall between Mexico and the US.

Nationals Take Fans on a Wild Ride

Nationals

The Washington Nationals took fans on a wild ride in 2019, all the way to the World Series, and then down to the wire, pulling ahead in the 7th inning of the 7th game to bring the World Series Championship home to Washington DC for the first time in 86 years.

Troops May Guard Syrian Oil Fields

syrian oil fields

DefSec Mark Esper says some US troops may stay to guard Syrian oil fields, to make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State.

Nationals Heal 86 Years of Heartbreak

Washington Nationals

Washington, DC, has waited 86 years — some decades without a baseball team at all — this week the Washington Nationals delivered, concluding a four-game sweep and advancing to the World Series.

Budget Haggling Threatens Defense

budget

Congressional budget delays give our enemies the advantage, according to the secretary of the Army, budget haggling allows enemies a leap-ahead advantage.

F-35As Heading to Pacific Theater

F-35As Heading to Pacific Theater

Two US Air Force F-35 Lightning IIs, assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., break off from formation at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on Sept. 6, 2019. (US Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aaron Larue Guerrisky) Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. In preparation for the arrival of the first of its F-35s next spring, Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska has…

Turkey’s Military Continues Offensive Into Syria

Turkey

Turkey continues its offensive into northeast Syria to push US-backed Kurdish forces away from its border in the wake of President Donald Trump’s announcement of US troop withdrawal from the area. Trump called the Turkish offensive “a bad idea.”

China Is Biggest Exporter of Combat Drones

combat drones

China is now the biggest exporter of combat drones, with the Middle East among the main recipients.

Carriers Need Lethal UAV and More to Stay Relevant

carriers

Newly released study by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments finds US carriers need new lethal unmanned aircraft and a new fighter to stay relevant.