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Northrop Grumman's GlobalHawk surpasses 100,000 flight hours

Two U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Northrop Grumman Corp.'s (NYSE: NOC) high altitude long endurance (HALE) series safely surpassed 100,000 combat/operational support hours.

Three changes slated for Navy's tuition assistance program

Three changes are slated for the U.S. Navy’s tuition assistance program in fiscal year 2015, one is effective immediately and two will kick in on Oct. 1.

Funeral services set for Bruce Boland

Funeral services for retired Rear Adm. Bruce R. Boland, who died of prostate cancer Aug. 19, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. at Mission San Diego de Alcala (St. Francis Chapel).

Kratos wins $7.5M contract

Pacific Command's boss talks military challenges, opportunities

SPAWAR selects 5 vendors for $2.5B CANES multiple award contract

Former Navy mayor, civic advocate Boland dies

The good and bad of defense legacy systems

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LRAD gets $1.7M in orders from Asia

Carl Vinson CSG deploys Aug. 22

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Censoring the Islamic state on Twitter is useless

When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Aug. 24, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East.

Security council may prove best hope for Gazans

For their own reasons, Israelis and Palestinians have traditionally been leery of involving the United Nations Security Council in mediating their long-running conflict.

Pairing resources key to helping veteran workforce

Training veterans to conduct a productive job search, equipping them with new skills and connecting them with small businesses are among the ways to help military members transition into the civilian workforce, according to a recent Daily Transcript executive roundtable sponsored by the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM.

Driving workforce readiness for veterans

San Diego is home to the largest naval fleet in the Pacific and has the largest concentration of military veterans in California. San Diego has always supported military veterans with many groups working to address local area veterans’ concerns.

Northrop Grumman's GlobalHawk surpasses 100,000 flight hours

Two U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Northrop Grumman Corp.'s (NYSE: NOC) high altitude long endurance (HALE) series safely surpassed 100,000 combat/operational support hours.

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Sourcebook - 2014

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

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In The News

In San Diego business news, the city’s planning director Bill Fulton steps down and George Chamberlin writes about how the banking industry is bouncing back from the recession.

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Manpower's Trevor Blair on helping veterans transition to civilian workforce

Aug. 14, 2014 -- George Chamberlin discusses veterans in the workplace with Trevor Blair, workforce development manager for Manpower, who explains the firm's military transition support project.

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Chief petty officer selects participate in a pride run during the 1st Annual Heritage Cup as a part of CPO 365 at Naval Air Station North Island. CPO 365 phase two is a six-week training evolution that prepares future chief petty officers for the duties and responsibilities their jobs will require.

SAN DIEGO (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Chief petty officer selects participate in a pride run during the 1st Annual Heritage Cup as a part of CPO 365 at Naval Air Station North Island. CPO 365 phase two is a six-week training evolution that prepares future chief petty officers for the duties and responsibilities their jobs will require. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Amanda Chavez

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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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