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USS Recruit restoration aimed to make old trainer ship-shape

Numerous complaints of the USS Recruit's degrading appearance were passed along at the Midway Museum, sparking the restoration now underway on the historic training facility.

Sailors, Marines on long-term deployments will get slight boost in paychecks

Sailors and Marines on long-term deployments will soon see a slight boost in their paychecks thanks to Temporary Hardship Duty Pay, which kicked in Wednesday.

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Groups to discuss action sports, family law, startups

Business and professional groups this week will take on topics ranging from action sports to industry associations to health care.

Navy searches for pilot after jets crash into sea

Future USS America arrives in SD Monday

Expect noises, blimp from NBSD exercises over next two weeks

GOVERNMENT

Veterans drawn into wage battle

Coast Guard eyes expanded role in Arctic

GENERAL

On the Agenda: IRAs, ADA suits and brews on tap for business groups

LAW

Military law firm Tully Rinckey opens office in SD

Other Defense Headlines:

Commander of USS Cowpens relieved of duty

A third leader of the San Diego-based guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens has been relieved of duty.

Richard Clarke says his hair is on fire again

Remember Richard Clarke, the presidential counterterrorism adviser whose hair was on fire about al-Qaeda long before the Sept. 11 attacks and whose warnings of a threat from hijacked planes were ignored by the administration of President George W. Bush?

US Air Force removes God from chain of command

Score one for the secular humanists. The U.S. Air Force announced lastweek that it is dropping the “So help me, God” coda to its oath of enlistment.

Sailors, Marines on long-term deployments will get slight boost in paychecks

Sailors and Marines on long-term deployments will soon see a slight boost in their paychecks thanks to Temporary Hardship Duty Pay, which kicked in Wednesday.

USS Recruit restoration aimed to make old trainer ship-shape

Numerous complaints of the USS Recruit's degrading appearance were passed along at the Midway Museum, sparking the restoration now underway on the historic training facility.

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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

Coming up in local business events, the San Diego Green Building Council is holding a Healthy Buildings and Communities Conference Tuesday, and the Lawyers Club of San Diego presents its Couture for a Cause Wednesday.

Defense Videos

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

INDIAN OCEAN (Sept. 11, 2014) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) conducts flight operations as MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters transport cargo to and from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22).

INDIAN OCEAN (Sept. 11, 2014) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) conducts flight operations as MH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters transport cargo to and from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22). Makin Island, the flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, is on a deployment with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to promote peace and freedom of the seas by providing security and stability in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lawrence Davis

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