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GA-ASI awarded contract for Italian logistics

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway has been awarded a $10.5 million contract for the Italy Contractor Logistics Support Phase IV+ program.

New Coast Guard strategy stems smuggling by personal watercraft

It wasn’t long after Capt. Jonathan Spaner took the helm as commander of Coast Guard Sector San Diego in July 2014 that he saw a troubling trend.

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On the Agenda: Entrepreneurs, business efficiency, tax credits on tap this week

Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

Large, small firm earn DoD contracts

SDMAC founding director Blumberg to retire

Military weighs changing retirement benefits to attract millennials

Carlsbad POW attends Mitsubishi's WWII apology

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Sale of Mt. Soledad memorial cross to private group complete

USS Gary will be decomissioned July 23

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On the Agenda: Cybersecurity, marketing, mixer on tap this week

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On the Agenda: Help for veterans, employers, marketers

Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

GA-ASI awarded contract for Italian logistics

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway has been awarded a $10.5 million contract for the Italy Contractor Logistics Support Phase IV+ program.

Highway bill to spend $500M for veterans’ hepatitis drugs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was authorized to spend as much as $500 million for hepatitis C treatments through Oct. 1, as part of the emergency highway funding billsigned into law on Friday.

General Dynamics joins Northrop with boost in 2015 forecast

General Dynamics Corp., the defense contractor that also makes luxury business jets, raised its 2015 profit forecast after a second-quarter earnings boost from its aerospace and information-technology businesses.

New Coast Guard strategy stems smuggling by personal watercraft

It wasn’t long after Capt. Jonathan Spaner took the helm as commander of Coast Guard Sector San Diego in July 2014 that he saw a troubling trend.

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San Diego lays claim to Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year

May 1, 2015 -- MST3 Giacomo Terrizzi, from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, was named the Enlisted Person of the Year, the first time someone from this sector has received the honor.

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PACIFIC OCEAN (July 30, 2015) -- Capt. Timothy Kuehhas, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), participates in a 5k run on the ship's flight deck. 

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 30, 2015) -- Capt. Timothy Kuehhas, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), participates in a 5k run on the ship's flight deck. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are en route to conduct a hull-swap with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) after serving seven years as the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai

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Interview with Booz Allen Hamilton's Greg Wenzel

Greg Wenzel, executive vice president and lead for digital solutions and C4ISR at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks about the modern digital ecosystem and Internet of Things that can create an enterprise effect across the federal government and military orgnizations through secure interoperability for efficiency and effectiveness.

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