Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
August 8, 2023
IN THE NEWS:
Retired Army colonel gives veterans a 'SITREP' on Harford Community College radio show
DOD Releases Plan for Implementing Cyber Workforce Strategy
Why Defense Contractors Should Start on CMMC Compliance Now
Here’s how the Army is reorganizing its network, cyberops offices
The cloud, fiber optics and hiding in basements: Army races to adapt to new command post threats
Northrop opens hypersonic propulsion manufacturing facility
ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL DINNER MEETING:
Join the Army Alliance for our Annual Dinner Meeting on September 11, 5:30 to 8:30pm at Water’s Edge Events Center. Our featured speaker is Maryland Secretary of Commerce, Kevin Anderson. Secretary Anderson will focus on the impact of military installations on the Maryland economy, any efforts (in place or being worked on) by the state to support these installations and critical workforce (military/civilian/defense contractors) to ensure these high paying jobs stay in Maryland. Additionally, the Army Alliance will present their focused initiatives and will debut our 2023 Annual Report. Registration is open through Sept 1.
The Industrial Representatives Association (IRA) will host its next monthly luncheon on Tuesday, August 8, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Water’s Edge Events Center. Guest speaker is COL Stuart McMillan, PM Tactical Network. Visit the IRA Website to register.
Women in Defense (WID) Mid-Atlantic Chapter is back and hosting its first event of 2023. Join us on August 17, 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Hopkins Farm Brewery in Havre de Grace. This is your chance to meet the new board of officers and share your thoughts on the future of the chapter. RSVP to WIDMidAtlantic@outlook.com.
The next Association of Old Crows (AOC) APG/Susquehanna Chapter Lunch and Learn is set for August 22, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the CACI Main Conference Room, 6240 Guardian Gateway, APG, MD. Our theme for this event is “Modeling Phased Array Systems Using MATLAB,” and we’ll be joined by guest speaker Aram Vartanyan, Principal Application Engineer at MathWorks. This event is free and open to all, regardless of membership status. Please RSVP to Maryann Apostle at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 973-448-7240.
A Job Fair for Maryland Transitioning Service Members, Spouses, Dependents, Caregivers, Military Veterans, and the General Public will be held. August 24, 10am-3pm Mallette Training Facility, 6008 Jayhawk Rd, APG. No pre-registration is needed. On-Site Employers with interviews. For more information, contact the Jorge Cruz at Jorge.email@example.com or APG Transition Assistance Program 410-306-2358. To gain access, use Route 715 Main Gate Entrance and go to the Visitor’s Center with ID/Driver's License to obtain pass. Areas hiring include: IT, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing, Laborer, Security, Law Enforcement, Correction, Healthcare, Transportation, Construction, and Government.
Harford County Office of Economic Development presents, “Meet the Primes,” for Small Business Defense Contractors on September 20, 8:30AM to Noon at Water’s Edge Campus, 4690 Millennium Drive, Third Floor, Belcamp. Your small business can meet one-on-one with prime defense contractors who work directly with the U.S. government. Describe your capabilities to prime contractor representatives and discuss potential future partnerships on federal government contracts. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this free event, and include a capability statement and your top choices of prime contractors for your business to meet.
The 2023 NDIA Emerging Technologies for Defense Conference and Exhibition is coming soon to Washington, D.C. Held at the JW Marriott August 28 – 30, this conference will focus on the theme of “Delivering New Capabilities to the Warfighter at Speed and Scale.” Click here for more information or to register today.
Mark your calendars for the annual IRA Crab Feast, happening September 6. More information on venue and registration coming soon!
The 19th Annual Fisher House Gala, Ultimate Tailgate, is set for September 16, 6:00 – 10:00 pm at Water’s Edge Event Center. Hosted by the AUSA MG Harry Greene, Aberdeen Chapter, the 2023 gala will feature sports-themed entertainment and gourmet tailgate dining. Get out your favorite team jersey and be ready to dance the night away in your sneakers! Tickets are $100 per person, click HERE. All proceeds benefit the Fisher House Foundation and the future Fisher House at the Perry Point VA.
The CBRNE Industry Group September 2023 meeting will be held September 21, 10:00AM to 12:30PM featuring a SOCOM CBRNE Panel: Rios, Alberto MAJ USARMY USSOCOM SOCOM (USA) Mussone, Ronald E CIV USSOCOM SOCOM (USA) Ellis, and Jarrett T CIV USARMY CDID MS (USA). Register now for this event to be held at a new location - American Legion Post 176, Springfield, VA.
Join AFCEA Aberdeen for an exciting new half-day event featuring PEO C3T and Network-CFT, September 26, 1:30 – 6:30 pm, at Water’s Edge Events Center. Discussion will feature how the Army will modernize network design to support the Army of 2030 and pivot to 2040. Keynote presentations by MG Jeth Rey, Director Network-CFT, and Mr. Mark Kitz, PEO C3T, as well as panel discussions by key decision-makers from TEM 10. The day will conclude with an informal networking social. Please click here for more information or to register today.
The CBRNE Industry Group October 2023 will be held October 19, 10AM to 12:30PM, featuring Mike Bailey, Director, U.S. Army DEVCOM, Chemical Biological Center . Register now for this event to be held at the Richlin Event Center, 1700 Van Bibber Rd, Edgewood, MD 21040.
The Harford County Office of Economic Development is partnering with Susquehanna Workforce Network (SWN) to host a Defense, Technology and Intelligence Job Fair at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD on November 3, 9AM to 2PM. Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE to view the APG Professional Association Network (PAN) calendar.
LEARN ABOUT APG!
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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
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