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Cubic appoints Knowles, Twyman to defense business segment roles

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) announced two appointments aimed at strengthening its defense business unit worldwide.

LCS Crew 104 changes command aboard USS Fort Worth

Cmdr. Kendall Bridgewater officially took over the reins of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) in a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, July 25.

CONSTRUCTION

Navy seeks public comment on Coronado Coastal Campus proposal

The U.S. Navy published a notice of availability in the Federal Register to announce the opening of public comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus proposal.

Five military leaders honored at ball

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On the Agenda: Comic-Con opens; groups install officers, give awards

CONSTRUCTION

DoD approves $34M grant to improve two SDUSD schools

LAW

DLA Piper to provide services at Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

Navy proposes higher funding to update fleet

GENERAL

Operation Homefront seeking backpack donations

US Army selects Daylight Defense to develop UV laser

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On the Agenda: Mixers highlight week for business groups

Business and professional groups are scheduling a slew of social events this week. Mixers, potlucks and luaus are on the agenda.

Cubic appoints Knowles, Twyman to defense business segment roles

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) announced two appointments aimed at strengthening its defense business unit worldwide.

For-profit colleges are 8 of top 10 receiving GI Bill funds

For-profit colleges accounted for eight of the top 10 recipients of education benefits for U.S. military veterans in the 2012-13 academic year, according to a Senate report.

Defense industry asked to do more with less

Military needs are being reshaped as the U.S. armed forces undergo a period of transition amid a fiscally constrained environment. Industry partners have been asked to be adaptive and innovative in fulfilling escalating needs for reconnaissance and surveillance systems, unmanned vehicles and cybersecurity solutions -- for less money.

Who believes Philippines are worth fighting for?

Nothing tells the story of where the Philippines was before Benigno Aquino and now better than Transparency International’s rankings.

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Special Reports

Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript present SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

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In The News

August 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- Coming up in local business events, ULI is hosting a project tour of the completed Sofia Lofts in Golden Hill, and the San Diego Workforce Partnership will hold a workshop on doing business with the organization.

Defense Videos

Eric Basu, Holly Smithson on cybersecurity

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.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (July 25, 2014) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) transits San Diego Bay to begin a scheduled deployment in support of the Navy's maritime strategy. 

SAN DIEGO (July 25, 2014) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) transits San Diego Bay to begin a scheduled deployment in support of the Navy's maritime strategy. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Todd C. Behrman

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Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special August 28 print publication features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

San Diego Success

San Diego’s regional success story stems from the contributions of many successful companies, people and events through the years.

Leadership & Management

Find out how San Diego’s veterans and military leaders translate the unique skills they learned in service into business acumen and success.
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