February 20, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Full STEAM Ahead at Pax Museum Expo -

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Perfect Pilot Training at St. Mary’s Airport -

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Join Young Professionals for After-Hours Event -

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Museum Seeking Historic Items, Photos -

Thursday, February 6, 2020

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…

Shanahan’s DefSec Nomination Pulled

Shanahan's DefSec Nomination Pulled

Acting DefSec Patrick Shanahan’s bid to become defense secretary has been withdrawn. Reports are that he is resigning after scrutiny over a domestic fight with his wife in 2010.

Sikorski Investigated for Illegal Billings

Sikorski Sea King

United Technologies blames a subsidiary, says Lockheed knew of the investigation before agreeing to acquire Sikorski from United Technologies.

Primes Rate Their Subs

Prime contractors assess sub-contractors, find room for improvement.

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.

New Emphasis on Asia Shifts DoD Development Priorities

Hikes in Asian defense spending from large troop numbers and maintenance, not investment in research or equipment.