Sentek Global, a provider of government and commercial technology programs, announced that venture capitalist and entrepreneur Tom Clancy has joined its board of advisors.
The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of San Diego on March 10, a few weeks ahead of her commissioning ceremony scheduled for April 5 at Naval Air Station North Island.
The Marine Corps says a dropped or kicked grenade probably caused an explosion that killed four Marines during a training exercise last year at Camp Pendleton.
Reminders of Flight 93 are everywhere on the USS Somerset, the Navy's newest ship, which will be homeported in San Diego.
The guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) will return to San Diego from a seven-month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations on Feb. 28.
In San Diego news, City Heights is expanding its affordable multifamily housing and adding a YMCA, and technology correspondent Phil Baker writes about his quest for a better light bulb.
The inclusion of $226 million in the recent federal spending package makes for an expected completion of the new southbound connector to Mexico's recently finished inspection facility, El Chaparral, by 2018. The permanent connector will replace the temporary one being used now, through a re-alignment of Interstate 5.
GULF OF THAILAND (March 9, 2014) -- A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78, Det 2, assigned to the guided-missile Destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), lands aboard Pinckney during a crew swap before returning on task in the search and rescue for the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370. The flight had 227 passengers from 14 nations, mainly China, and 12 crew members. According to the Malaysia Airlines website, three Americans, including one infant, were also aboard. U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Chris D. Boardman