Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
April 13, 2023
IN THE NEWS:
Protective Overcoats Could Improve Vehicle Decontamination
Congress should give Pentagon more flexibility in buying, budgeting, report urges
Pentagon should expand Defense Innovation Unit’s role, experts say
Defense Department to Assess Strengths and Challenges of Military Relationships
DOD Releases 2023 REPI Resilience Project Funding Guide
How Civil War Moms Inspired the Creation of Mother's Day
PREMIER OF ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COMMUNITIES (ADC) PODCAST:
You can now get the first episode of ADC’s new podcast, “America’s Defense Communities.” Episode one includes portions of Army Secretary Christine Wormuth’s remarks at the Defense Communities National Summit, an ADC interview the association’s new president, Karen Holt, and community news. Upcoming podcast episodes will feature discussions with decisionmakers, examples of best practices, important policy updates and community stories from across the country. Subscribe to “America’s Defense Communities | The Podcast” in your favorite podcast app so you never miss a new episode.
Sign up for Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) iDisruptor 4.2, “Driving the Energy Transition in Maryland,” a virtual presentation via Zoom on April 13, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. They will discuss the critical enablers and challenges in the transition to a clean energy economy in Maryland, and implications for businesses, government institutions, and consumers across the region. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The AOC APG Susquehanna Roost is hosting an Electronic Warfare (EW) Short Course on April 14, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Parsons Corporation Security Conference Room, 6210 Guardian Gateway, Suite 200, APG. Presented by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, this course will cover fundamental principles for radar EW and offer a data driven, deep dive into airborne self-screening DRFM architectures and specific topics related to missile seeker electronic attack. No existing knowledge is required, but those with some background will gain more benefit. The course will be offered again from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the same day! Clearances are required to attend. To sign up, please contact Maryann Apostle at email@example.com or 973-448-7240.
The next AUSA MG Harry Greene, Aberdeen Chapter luncheon has a NEW Date – April, 17, 11:30AM – 1:30PM, at Water’s Edge Event Center. Guest speaker will be Mr. Chris Manning, Director, Engineering and Systems Integration Directorate. Registration link coming soon to the chapter website.
The second annual Aberdeen Proving Ground Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Technology and Exchange and Expo is set for April 18, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, at Water’s Edge Event Center. Join subject matter experts from across industry and government as they discuss the AI and machine learning technology, tools and architectures that are needed to extract value from data, enable new capabilities, and drive digital transformation. Lunch and beverages will be served, and exhibitors will be on-site for more information. Click here to find out more!
The April CBRNE Industry Group Membership Meeting will be held Apr 20, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM at the Patton Hall Officers' Club, 214 Jackson Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211. Distinguished Guest Speaker is Dr. Jason Roos, Chief Operating Officer of the HHS ASPR Countermeasures Acceleration Group (formerly Operation Warp Speed). RSVP here.
Digital Manufacturing Symposium to be held April 21 at the TUNE Building, Harford Community College (also virtual option). Digital manufacturing has the potential to disaster-proof our supply chains, revolutionize how parts are made, and solve some of our most challenging supply chain issues. Join the leading innovators in manufacturing at a one-day workshop and explore challenges and opportunities along the digital manufacturing continuum such as X-ray and CT inspections of parts, automated scanning and modeling, digital data standards, and insight into the DoD Advanced manufacturing communities of practice. Also discussed will be manufacturing workforce development, new research in digital manufacturing, and more. For info visit https://rampmd.org or send an inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is now open. 50% off tickets now through March 31 at 11:59 PM. Use promo code: MarchMadness
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2023 APG Advance Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI). Scheduled for April 25 – 27, this year’s APBI will offer both in-person and virtual attendance options. Hear from senior leaders and organizations at APG and learn more about their mission areas and upcoming contracting opportunities. Click here for more information and to register today.
To coincide with the annual APBI, APG professional organizations will be hosting an APBI Social on April 26 at Hopkins Farm Brewery. Join us at 5 p.m. for an evening of drinks, live music, and networking. Click here to register today.
Attend the Route 40 Business Association 2023 Spring Roundup, April 28, 5:30-9:30PM. This event benefits the Discovery Center at Water’s Edge and will be held at La Banque at the Seaplane Base, Havre de Grace and features live music by Mark Bray and the Steel Soul Cowboys! Enjoy axe throwing by Crabby Axe and raffles! Come dressed in your Cowboy Best. Register HERE.
Save the Date for the Gallery Walk of Senior Capstone Projects, Class of 2023, Science and Mathematics Academy at Aberdeen High School. All are welcome on May 16, 6-7pm, in the Aberdeen High School – Gymnasium.
Military Retiree Appreciation Day will be held May 18, 9AM to 12PM at the Mallette Training Facility, 6008 Jayhawk Rd, APG. Guest Speaker is Ms. Cheryl Rawls (SES) Executive Director, Outreach, Transition and Economic Development, Veterans Benefits Administration. Receive information on TRICARE, Johns Hopkins Health Care, Veterans’ Administration Claims, Commissary (DeCA), Army & Air Force Exchange, Health & Wellness Information, Kirk US Army Health Clinic, Survivor Benefits for Retiree Spouses, Staff Judge Advocate, Corvias Military Housing, and ID Card Renewal (Bldg 4305 8:30am-11:00am). For more information, contact the APG Retirement Services Office at email@example.com or follow them at facebook.com/apgretirementservices
Join the Harford County Chamber of Commerce for the 46th Military Appreciation Luncheon on May 18, 11AM to 1:30PM at the Top of the Bay, APG, where the business community gathers together with the APG community to recognize the service of our military men and women. This year's Keynote Speaker is Cheryl Rawes, Executive Director: Outreach, Transition, and Economic Development for the Department of Veteran Affairs. Sponsorships/Registration available HERE.
The May CBRNE Industry Group Annual Awards Dinner will be held May 18, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM at Patton Hall Officers' Club, 214 Jackson Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211 Speaker to be announced. RSVP Here.
APG Demo Day for the public will be on May 20th from 11AM to 4PM. Every APG organization will be on hand to demonstrate their technologies. Enjoy the Drill Team and an Aerial Show. More info to follow!
NEW: Register now for Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) 16th Annual GOLF4STEM Tournament being held June 5. The tournament includes contests, breakfast and an awards luncheon. Click HERE to register and for sponsorship opportunities!
Registration and Sponsorship is now OPEN for the 2023 Maryland Defense Forum being held in Annapolis on June 5-6. This will be a unique professional development opportunity for leaders from installations, defense communities and defense-related industries to meet and focus on resiliency, mutual support and coordination on key issues and mission assurance.
The FREE Magic of Science Fair and Family Festival will be held June 10, 11AM to 4PM at the TUNE Center at HCC, 510 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air. Sponsored by the Discovery Center at Water’s Edge, enjoy drones, robots, magic, virtual reality, carnival games, hands-on science play and a Middle School Science Fair. More info HERE.
The June CBRNE Industry Group, Engagement Exhibition (E2), will be held June 15, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM at the Richlin Event Center, 1700 Van Bibber Rd, Edgewood, MD 21040. Plan for your company to present a 5-minute presentation, to exhibit a tabletop display, with luncheon to follow. There will be invited Government guests. RSVP Here.
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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.
Army Alliance Annual Report 2022
The APG Quarterly Magazine, and Installation Guide “The Proof”
Harford County Office of Economic Development
Major Granting Organizations:
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Military and Federal Affairs
Cecil County Office of Economic Development
City of Aberdeen
City of Havre de Grace
Army Alliance Four-Star Sponsors:
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