June 21, 2024

US Tech Job Cuts Continuing Into 2023

Tech Jobs

Job cuts in the US tech sector seen last year are spilling into 2023, with companies such as Google and Microsoft announcing recently the elimination of thousands of positions. Looking for a new job? The US Office of Personnel Management is expanding efforts to attract tech talent to the federal workforce amid continuing layoffs at US companies.

Atwa, Wanted for Role in 1985 Hijacking That Killed Local Sailor, Dies

Hijacking

Ali Atwa, a senior Hezbollah operative who was on the FBI’s most wanted list for his role in in the 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847 that led to the death of a US Navy diver Robert D. Stethem of Waldorf, MD.

Dwyer Nominee for 2nd Fleet Commander

Dwyer

RADM Daniel Dwyer has been nominated to lead the US 2nd Fleet. He will replace VADM Andrew Lewis.

Navy’s CNO Gilday in Self-Quarantine

Gilday

Chief of Naval Operations ADM Mike Gilday will be quarantined for a week after coming into contact with a relative who has the coronavirus. Gen. Joseph Lengyel, head of the National Guard, tested positive on Saturday but then tested negative the same day in another test. A third test was planned Monday.

Pandemic Puts New Focus on Telework

Telework

Federal agencies and many companies are facing operational changes during the coronavirus pandemic. Employees are working at home in great numbers. Will these teleworking options be embraced when the health threat is over?

Morning Coffee: P-8 Starts Operational Test This Summer

p-8a poseidon torpedo

Navy’s newest sub-hunter to move to next rung of testing.