Prosecutors say a fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of giving cash, vacations and the services of prostitutes in exchange for information.
If SPAWAR were a private company, it would have ranked as San Diego's 12th-largest private-sector employer in fiscal 2013, according to a report released Thursday by the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC).
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, on Monday, April 21.
The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) are scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.
The USS Zumwalt, the first in a class of three revolutionary U.S. Navy vessels known as the DDG 1000, is set to be christened Saturday in Bath, Maine, at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will be the principal speaker.
Apr. 18, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In San Diego news, executive editor George Chamberlin writes about how people should review their income tax situation now and explore legal ways to reduce their obligation to federal and state governments.
March 20, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Eric Basu, CEO of Sentek Global, and Holly Smithson, director of Cyber Center of Excellence, about cybersecurity and its economic impact on San Diego.
EAST CHINA SEA (April 17, 2014) -- An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) after conducting search and rescue operations. Sailors and Marines onboard Bonhomme Richard are conducting search and rescue operations as requested by the Republic of Korea navy near the scene of the sunken ferry Sewol in the vicinity of the island of Jindo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam D. Wainwright