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Staff WriterLocal comments on the draft environmental impact statement on homebasing the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter squadron were shared with U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez, second highest-ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, as she attended...
Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, joined other members of Congress to urge Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to immediately reinstate the tuition assistance program that the Army, Marines and Air Force have all suspended. The members of Congress wrote a...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Juan Vargas, Chuck Hagel
This past week the paper had one story and one editorial regarding the future of the Blue Angels. Both were critical about the cuts, but neither mentioned any money amounts. What is the total annual expense (tax dollars) of the team and the cost of just...
Tags: Budgets and Budgeting
Ten days in the federal sequester and most of the effects locally have yet to happen. Many of them will begin April 1, when Department of Homeland Security, which includes port inspectors and agents and Border Patrol personnel, will begin to see their...
Just as many around the Valley expected, Naval Air Station Lemoore is the preferred location for the home base of the Navy’s new F35C Joint Strike Fighter Squadron. But the deal is far from done, the efforts far from over to mount local and...
Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Patrick Pace remembers his son, U.S. ArmyCapt. Scott Patrick Pace, as competitive but also a “very tender” person who was devoted to the men under his command. Pace, who was stationed in Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in a...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe Imperial Valley Food Bank will be able to buy more than 12,000 pounds of food thanks to donations from sailors at Naval Air Facility El Centro. Base Commanding Officer Capt. Devon Jones and Chaplain Lt. Jared Smith dropped off two checks Thursday...
Tags: Human Interest, Charity
Staff WriterThe Department of Defense is looking into claims at Naval Air Facility El Centro about the base’s civilian police force including allegations of sexual misconduct, downplaying of hate crimes and retaliation against employees. An investigation...
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Friday detailed their opening budget offer of $6.5 billion more in spending cuts this year, but neither it nor the $61 billion in cuts passed by House Republicans is expected to survive test votes next week. The votes...
Tags: Chris Christie, Planned Parenthood, Health, Politics, Defense
The Hartford CourantFor Deborah Tymon of Stamford, honoring America's veterans comes naturally, and very personally. Tymon, a senior vice president for marketing who has been with the Yankees for 29 years, has taken charge of the team's numerous efforts on behalf of...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force plans to start operational use of Lockheed Martin Corp.-built F-35 fighter jets in mid-2016, a year earlier than planned, using a similar software package as the Marine Corps, two sources familiar with the plans...
The Hartford CourantBLOOMFIELD — Kaman chief executive Neal Keating, standing at a podium, gave a few remarks before signing a statement that said the company will support its employees who are active in the Army Reserve or the National Guard. "We've supported our...
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