Local

March 4, 2016
 

USS John C. Stennis

valencia-navy
PHILIPPINE SEA–Airman Gaylen Bataille, from Valencia, Calif., positions an aircraft model on the ‘Ouija board’ in USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) flight deck control. The ‘Ouija board’ is used to track the status and movement of aircraft on Stennis’ flight deck in real time. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Stennis is operating as part of the Great Green Fleet on a regularly scheduled 7th Fleet deployment.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
bob3

High Desert Hangar Stories

Courtesy photograph The Polaris Flight Academy in Lancaster, Calif. Steve Pisanos and Lancaster’s War Eagle Field Of the many people I have met in my life, not one has quite the story that Steve Pisanos has — full of twists...
 
 
plane-crazy

Plane Crazy Saturday and SpaceShipOne

Plane Crazy Saturday at the Mojave Air & Space Port is scheduled to run 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 18. This month’s special presentation features Dan Kreigh who will talk about designing and building SpaceShipOne with Burt Ruta...
 
 
knight-medals

Vietnam-era medals presented

Courtesy photograph   On Aug. 7, Rep. Steve Knight, R-Calif., was at Crazy Otto’s on Ave. I in Lancaster, Calif., and presented medals to Nathan Blanco, a Vietnam War veteran who had not received his medals when discharged f...