July 10, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

McConnell “OK” Renaming Military Bases

McConnell

GOP legislators remain divided on the renaming of bases named after Confederate Army officers, but the top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell has signaled he is “OK” with the renaming.

With NAVAIR Help, CH-53K Engine Problems Fixed

NAVAIR CH-53K King Stallion

With the help of engineers from the Naval Air Systems Command, Sikorsky has solved its CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter’s gas re-ingestion problem.

East Coast on Alert As Florence Nears

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The mid-Atlantic region is expecting to be impacted by the approaching Hurricane Florence. Naval Station Norfolk is among the military installation taking precautions. The National Hurricane Center says it is still too early to predict the storm’s exact path.

Suspicious Packages Arrive in DC Region

suspicious packages

Suspicious packages have been received at military installations in the Washington region and at mail processing facilities for both the CIA and the White House. Packages may have been received at as many as six sites.

Two Marine Hornets Land in Taiwan

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No injuries, no damages, just a precautionary measure on a routine mission, the Marines Corps says, the fighter jets will leave Taiwan when maintenance is complete..

CIA to Arm Syrian Rebels, Senate Advances Defense Budget

Sexual assault, procurement, the JSF’s future and more details of DoD’s out years emerge as Senate finalizes its defense authorization bill this week.

Patuxent Policy Group Grapples with the China Seas

The Patuxent Partnership and Center for the Study of Democracy bring together, briefly, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Peoples Republic of China.