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The Navy has awarded more than $90 million in contracts to three construction companies, marking the commencement of the Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus projects at the Silver Strand Training Complex - South.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrived Thursday at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) for the first time as the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) is scheduled to depart San Diego Oct. 2 for Yokosuka, Japan, where the ship will join U.S. 7th Fleet's Forward Deployed Naval Forces.

The U.S. Navy announced the homeport change of three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with lead sponsor Lockheed Martin, will host Hiring Our Heroes – San Diego, a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses on Oct. 1.

General Atomics is being awarded a contract for the material and labor necessary to manufacture, assemble, inspect, integrate, test and checkout the on-board repair parts in support of the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear on the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

The San Diego Daily Transcript Corp. is closing its doors, so all company equipment must be gone soon.

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is scheduled to return Sept. 27, along with embarked Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 Sept. 26, from a four-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015.

San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., a manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, confirmed plans to open an RPA training academy in Grand Forks, N.D.

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

The guided-missile destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) are scheduled to host a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Day ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sept. 18 at Naval Base San Diego.

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20.

The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations Sept. 13 as Pacific Partnership 2015 nears its conclusion.

The Navy agreed to limit its use of sonar and other training that inadvertently harms whales, dolphins and other marine mammals off Hawaii and California in a settlement with environmental groups approved Monday.

Six of 18 Marines injured in a rollover accident were listed in critical condition Friday, a day after the multi-ton truck carrying them flipped on a paved two-lane road at Camp Pendleton, killing one Marine.

San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS) said that its Public Safety & Security Solutions (PSS) Division has recently received two awards valued at up to $17 million to support a large mass transportation authority in the United States.

San Diego-based Soltek Pacific Construction Co. is being awarded $9,258,350 for a task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract for the design and construction of a mobile communication detachment facility at Naval Base Coronado.

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

The guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) is scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego, Sept. 9 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and Middle East.

San Diego’s Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has named Amy Kruse as vice president and chief technology officer of Cubic Global Defense, responsible for accelerating and enhancing the division’s strategic research and development portfolio.

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