Boeing’s Chadwick: F/A-18 line could run beyond 2017, Bloomberg reports

Boeing’s defense chief remains optimistic about the F/A-18 fighter assembly line in north St. Louis County, saying there’s a good chance the line could stay open beyond 2017, according to Bloomberg News. Current orders will keep the assembly line open until 2016. If approved, a Congressional proposal to buy 12 EA-18G Growlers, an electronic warfare … Read more

Tipsheet: Finally, Blues find themselves a goal scorer

Blues fans have been clamoring for a “pure goal scorer” for years, dating back to the post-Brett Hull era. Plenty of offensive stalwarts have worn the Note since then — including Pierre Turgeon, Keith Tkachuk and Pavol Demitra — but fans have thirsted for a true sniper, a feared predator. Maybe, just maybe, Vladimir Tarasenko … Read more

Was the Blues off-season revamp done to battle rising Stars?

Blues general manager Doug Armstrong did his best to make his team more mobile and dynamic over the summer. Last season’s Blues were fierce competitors because players like David Backes, Vladimir Sobotka and Brenden Morrow would be ravaging puck-moving defensemen all game long in the offensive zone. Exiting the defensive zone wasn’t going to come … Read more

          ST. LOUIS – On this day 49 years ago the final piece of the Gateway Arch was put into place. Construction on steel and concrete monument started in February 1963 and continued for 32 months. It stands 63 feet, or 63 stories tall. Though the last piece of the Arch … Read more

Monthly Meeting

Our next scheduled meeting will be the 3rd Saturday, November 15th 2014. It will be held at the regular time and place, 10 am. at the hall 212 Utz Lane, Hazelwood MO.

Herrnstadt to Serve on Key Aerospace Advisory Committee

IAM Chief of Staff Owen Herrnstadt will be the first ever trade union representative appointed to serve on a U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC). He will be serving on the committee concerned with aerospace equipment and will represent the IAM’s viewpoint as part of U.S. labor’s interests in the aerospace industry.The committee provides advice … Read more