USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

U.S. Navy Commissions Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121)

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Arleigh Burke-class (Flight-IIA) destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121), May 14 in Charleston, South Carolina. CHARLESTON, SC—Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro attended the ceremony. He began by thanking the Petersen … Continue reading U.S. Navy Commissions Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121)

Top 25 Tech Stories from 2020

WASHINGTON ―The wait is finally over for the very end of 2020. The latest lists from Industry of top stories in tech, cyber, and STEM likely will loom much larger in the fog of 2021. Topping the charts for 2020 during … Continue reading Top 25 Tech Stories from 2020

First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. ― The Commandant of Midshipmen announced the spring semester midshipman leadership positions, Friday, Nov. 6, which includes the selection of the Naval Academy’s first African American female brigade commander, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, of Lake Forest, Ill.  … Continue reading First Black Female to Lead Brigade of Midshipmen

U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

NAS KINGSVILLE, TX — The U.S. Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings, according to the service. The Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA), Rear Admiral Robert D. Westendorff, USN, celebrated LTJG Swegle for her achievement writing: … Continue reading U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

A Veterans Day Tribute

This special edition Veterans Day Weekend sizzle reel salutes BDPA’s Veterans with a few highlights of key milestones and marquee events featuring senior Pentagon officials, BDPA Veterans, and mission success stories. National BDPA was founded in 1975. Visit PopularTechnology.tv for … Continue reading A Veterans Day Tribute

Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR)

SAN DIEGO, CA — GCN.com reports the military has been developing and using both virtual and augmented reality applications for battlefield training, helping soldiers better communicate with bomb-sniffing dogs and treating symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, one laboratory is … Continue reading Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR)

If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

Photo courtesy CBS Sports From Jill Martin, CNN ANNAPOLIS, Maryland—Football is only part of the equation for Midshipman First Class Keenan Reynolds, who is majoring in international relations. Everyone that graduates from the U.S. Naval Academy is obligated to serve … Continue reading If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path