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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.

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.


Two U.S. Navy jets crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Friday and only one pilot was immediately rescued, military officials said. A night search for the missing pilot was underway.

The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, the future USS America (LHA 6), is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of San Diego on Sept. 15 to make preparations for formal commissioning.

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


Naval Base San Diego is conducting an anti-terrorism and force protection exercise between Sept. 22 and 26, with practice sessions occurring from Sept. 15 to 19.


As military veterans make the transition into civilian life, they typically face higher unemployment rates and lower-paying job offers than the average job seeker. And that has turned them into the latest battleground in the fight over whether to raise the minimum wage.


The U.S. Coast Guard’s new commander for the Pacific region said he expects the service’s fleet to remain relatively stable even as the Navy pivots to the Pacific, with one exception — the Arctic.


Business and professional groups will hold events on subjects ranging from investment, solar power and ADA lawsuits, as well as some networking opportunities.


Former State Assemblyman and Marine veteran Nathan Fletcher announced Tuesday the launch of the Three Wise Men Foundation.


Tully Rinckey PLLC, a federal employment and military law firm, opened an office in San Diego on Tuesday, its first law office on the West Coast.

Former State Assemblyman and Marine veteran Nathan Fletcher announced Tuesday the launch of the Three Wise Men Foundation.


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.

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.

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 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 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's St. Francis Chapel (10818 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, 92108).


San Diego’s Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has received $7.5 million in orders for integrated microwave assemblies related to U.S. Navy platforms for airborne electronic attack and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.


The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), on behalf of the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) has selected five vendors to build and deliver the Navy's next generation tactical afloat network, Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES).

Adm. Samuel Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, has a lot on his plate.

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