Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
September 23, 2021
IN THE NEWS:
Military spouses should see more flexible job opportunities under new OPM hiring policy
Paratroopers use mouth guard to stress-test helmet protection during jumps
Army fields final unit with disaster response comms kit; supports Hurricane Ida response
Soldiers assess enhanced communications in the Indo-Pacific
LEARN ABOUT APG!
Just added to the Army Alliance video series, "The ABC's of APG,” - “R” is for Research and Development (6 minutes). No technical talk, just plain English, written with our community audience in mind! Learn about the APG mission and why APG is so important to our Nation and to Northeastern Maryland. The first video in the series, "Introduction to APG" (15 minutes) is also available.
ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL BREAKFAST MEETING:
The Breakfast meeting will be held November 18, 8 to 10AM at the Richlin Ballroom. Our panel of speakers will address, “Developing a STEM Workforce for APG’s Future.” Learn about the challenges, opportunities, and efforts to develop a STEM-ready workforce in Northeastern Maryland to support APG’s mission. Tickets available HERE.
MILITARY DISCOUNT AT THE MARYLAND FIVE-STAR AT FAIR HILL:
The Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill is offering a Military Discount for active-duty service members! One of only two 5 Star events in the United States, and seventh worldwide, the prestigious 5 Star designation is the pinnacle of the sport of Eventing, best described as an equestrian triathlon. The Maryland Five Star at Fair Hill will be held Oct 14-17 at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, MD. Click HERE to see the Military Discount. Click HERE to learn about the Maryland Five-Star at Fair Hill.
On October 5, 9:30AM to 1:00PM there will be a free webex conference, “Access to Opportunities with APG, State of Maryland, and Local Government - Win MORE!” Attendees will learn what APG, State of Maryland, and Harford/Cecil buys, what APG, State of Maryland, and Harford/Cecil is not buying, and how they buy. Attendees will also learn how to build profitability and sustainability to win more APG, State of Maryland and Harford/Cecil contracts. This event is brought to you by the Maryland Small Business Development Center, Harford and CECIL counties and APG. Register HERE.
The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) Water Cooler, “Building Successful Teams, (yes, even remotely),” will be held October 7. The "Cooler" will share and discuss methods consistently used to achieve team-building success through innovative and unique programs (online, in-person) that have helped many Fortune 500 companies. Register for this free virtual event by clicking HERE.
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.
2021 Army Alliance Annual Report
APG News Installation Guide 2021
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: