May 18, 2024

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

Donations for the placement of Memorial Day flowers at the gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery are significantly short of the target goal, according to a national florist organization that has been placing the flowers at the grave sites for more than a decade.

Vet Suicides Could Be Double Earlier Reports

A new analysis of data from 2014 through 2018 has found the federal government is under-counting the number of veterans committing suicide each year the result of under-counting drug overdose deaths and service record errors.

Blue Angels & Thunderbirds Unveil ‘Super Delta’

The F-16 Fighting Falcon and F/A-18 Super Hornet flight formation grew out of a series of joint training opportunities for the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds held in 2020 and 2021.

Supply Chain Problems Ahead for DoD

supply chain

DoD must brace for long-term supply chain problems associated with trade flow disruptions, such as container ships piling up unopened at US docks. The greatest impacts will be to DoD’s second-, third-, and fourth-tier suppliers who sell primarily to the civil and consumer markets.

Dropping Wall Funds Could Keep Government Open

Government Open

Dropping funds for a US border wall from their spending proposal could net the Republicans the Democratic votes needed to keep government open beyond Friday.

Joint Base Andrews Announces Air Show

The 2015 JBA Air Show on “America’s Airfield” is Sept. 19, highlighting the Thunderbirds & commemorating 100 years of the Navy Reserve.