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Poway-based heavy duty computer display manufacturer Core Systems Inc. announced has provided the business consultant Avaya Shipboard Team with a range of products for many different U.S. Navy hull ships.

Wal-Mart announced Wednesday the company will hire about 250,000 U.S. veterans by the end of 2020 across the country.

Justin Loomis, the grandson of Daily Transcript Publisher Robert Loomis and his wife Jan of Poway, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on May 22.

Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.

Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received two Department of Defense contracts this week, both for the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

A U.S. Navy T-45C aircraft assigned to Training Squadron NINE (VT-9), stationed out of Meridian, Mississippi, ran off the end of runway 29 at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado at approximately 2 p.m. Pacific time Friday, the Navy confirmed.

With seven military installations, two military cemeteries and roughly 100,000 active duty troops and their families in the region, Memorial Day in San Diego is a somber occasion that hits close to home. This year there are many ceremonies and services scheduled to pay tribute to our nation’s fallen heroes.

The U.S. Department of Defense has awardedBath Iron Works an $11.3 million contract modification to work on maintenance systems for the entire littoral combat ship program.

The Department of Defense’s acquisition process isn’t known for being a beacon of forward-thinking or for its ease of navigation, but the Better Buying Power 3.0 guidelines, released in April, aim to make the process more intuitive and derive more bang — literally — for the buck.

Cubic Corp.’s (NYSE: CUB) Global Defense business was awarded a foreign military sales follow-on order of $1.25 million for additional Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 shelters, maintenance equipment and logistics support.

One Marine is in critical condition and three others remain hospitalized in stable condition after a fatal MV-22 Osprey crash over the weekend, the Marine Corps said Monday.

The bodies of all eight people on board the U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said Saturday.

Business and professional groups plan a range of events this week.

Five local companies were among the eight awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract for new construction, and repair and renovation of commercial and institutional buildings and associated work in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest.

The Coast Guard is adding yet another tool to its belt in its effort to keep mariners safe, as it will release its first boating safety app Saturday to kickoff National Safe Boating Week.

A subsidiary of San Diego's Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has won a $1.7 million contract to help improve secure communications between Air Force rescue teams and isolated people during civilian and combat search and rescue missions.

The Navy is charging ahead with its plan for a $700 million, 24-project Special Warfare Command campus on the south end of Silver Strand Training Complex to accommodate a growing Navy SEAL force and aging facilities at its command on Coronado.

A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed at 1:30 p.m. (GMT) Tuesday shortly after launching from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) operating in the Arabian Gulf.

A U.S. military helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese Army soldiers went missing during a mission in Nepal delivering aid to earthquake victims, U.S. defense officials said Tuesday, but so far there have been no indications that the aircraft crashed.

The Port of San Diego’s Harbor Police Department signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in April to train, advise and mentor international law enforcement and security personnel and assist with foreign government’s anti-crime efforts, mainly in Asia and Latin America.

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