Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
August 10, 2020
IN THE NEWS:
CECOM SEC Enhances Software Readiness for Soldiers
White House Orders Federal Contractors to Limit Their Use of Foreign Workers
DOD Innovation Speed Must Increase to Modernize
The Army Just Wrapped Up Its First Robot Vehicle Experiment. Here’s What It Learned
ARMY ALLIANCE VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING
UPDATED: Senator Ben Cardin is our guest speaker.
In lieu of the Army Alliance Annual Dinner Meeting, join the Army Alliance via WebEx at noon to 1pm on August 31, 2020 for a Virtual Annual Meeting. The meeting includes a welcome from MG Mitchell Kilgo, APG; a status of APG legislative initiatives; a Washington D.C. update from Senator Ben Cardin; and the Army Alliance Board elections. There is no fee to participate, but you need to pre-register HERE by August 28, 2020.
NEW RESOURCE TO HELP YOU TO NAVIGATE DOING BUSINESS WITH APG! Click HERE to see the online version of "Alphabet Suit." The booklet includes a step-by-step instruction on how to do business with APG, common acronyms and definitions, military courtesies, and much more! The booklet was a collaborative effort by the Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development and the Army Alliance.
APG COMMON ACCESS CARD (CAC)
APG continues to see an influx in CAC/ID card customers. To protect the force and stop the spread of the virus, please call ahead and schedule an appointment at 410-306-2348 rather than walking in. While current appointments are booked through September, current ID cards have been extended until 30 September. The office will handle emergencies, such as PIN resets and expired cards, on a case-by-case basis. APG continues to balance CAC requirements for new civilian employees and contractors with appointments already scheduled.
NMTC Virtual TechKey will be held August 19, 8-9AM.” The topic is “VR (Virtual Reality) 4 WORK.” VR originated in gaming but has now accelerated more efficient ways to work. Rick Casteel, Director of Information Technology, U of MD, Upper Chesapeake Health, shows how VR changes work. Register HERE for this free event. TechKey Talks explain technologies and processes that perplex, frustrate, or confuse. NMTC draws upon their network of experts to share their tips & shortcuts to help you master your world.
UPDATED: The 1st Annual “Monument to Monument Run to Honor” will be held VIRTUALLY over the weekend of September 18 - 20 to coincide with the APG Gold Star Mother's Day observance. This 5k Run/Walk is to recognize and honor our Fallen Service Members and their surviving Family members. To sign up CLICK HERE. The run is capped at 500 so be sure to register soon!
Aberdeen Proving Ground 2020 Installation Guide – E-edition Link
Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development
Major Granting Organization:
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Military and Federal Affairs
Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors: