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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

November 15, 2017


Newest Edgewood redevelopment plan to be presented Nov. 15
Maryland ends admission fees at state parks for military veterans
Congress Backs Defense Acquisition Reforms
The Department of Defense’s Bug Bounty Program Has Flagged Thousands of Vulnerabilities
Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain
Pentagon weapons buyer wants to speed contract delivery, foreign weapons sales
Weaponizing 3-D printers: Cyberattacks could turn battlefield tech into threats


The Army Alliance's Annual Breakfast Meeting will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at the Richlin Ballroom, Edgewood, MD.  MG Randy Taylor, Commanding General of the Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) and Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Mission Commander, will be our guest speaker.  For tickets CLICK HERE.  Special ticket rates apply for sponsors of the Army Alliance.  To become a sponsor, contact the Army Alliance at, 410-838-2769.  


Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.  Did you know that there are cemeteries at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG)?  The APG Community Spouses Club is leading the effort to ensure every veteran grave at APG has a wreath (first goal) and then they are working to ensure every grave will have a wreath (their reach goal, to honor all family members – 400 wreaths).  Deadline for wreath purchase is November 27, 2017.  Purchase a wreath for Northern/Aberdeen area at this LINK.   Purchase a wreath for Edgewood area at this LINK.  You can also volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on December 16, 2017, by clicking on those links.  If you prefer mailing in a donation, CLICK HERE for the hardcopy donation form.


The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for the contractual position of Defense Industry Outreach Manager within its Office of Military and Federal Affairs.  The primary responsibility of the position is to serve as the primary contact for the coordination and management of defense business outreach activities related to the defense industry diversification project as funded by a federal grant with the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment.  For more information CLICK HERE.


Edgewood Redevelopment Plan Presentation has been rescheduled for November 15, 2017 at Edgewood High School.  Join us for the FINAL STEP in creating a vision for Edgewood. Following a series of community input sessions, the Edgewood Small Area Study findings will be presented along with the final plan for redevelopment.  Be a part of this exciting event and Q&A with study consultants and Harford County's Office of Economic Development. The Edgewood Small Area Study plan will be available November 16 at this LINK.

The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council's (NMTC), “Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence”, will be held November 30, 2017, 12-4:30PM at Towson University in NE MD, Bel Air, MDCLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  The military will now sense, reason and react faster than ever imagined.  Join us to see why seven of the brightest minds are both concerned about, inspired by and anticipate this disruptive technology as being beyond revolutionary.  Seven presentations, four hours, one panel discussion.  CLICK HERE TO SEE LIST OF PRESENTATIONS AND PRESENTERS.

Susquehanna Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, will hold their Professional Development Dinner Meeting at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Water's Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.  Their Guest Speaker is Lt Gen Dana T Atkins, USAF (Ret), President and CEO, Military Officers Association of America.  Members and Guests will be $50.00 per person.  Click here to register by Monday, November 27, 2017.  For more information, contact Annie Brock, (443) 686-1484 or

C4ISR Holiday Ball will be held Friday, December 1, 2017 at Top of the Bay, 30 Plumb Point Look, APG, MD.  The Theme is “CELEBRATING THE TRUE MEANING OF THE HOLIDAYS, THROUGH THE LENS OF A SOLDIER.”  There will be cocktail hour (cash bar), dinner and dancing.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Harford Community College.  Join the celebration Saturday, March 10, 2018, 7:00 PM, at the APGFCU Arena! Proceeds benefit the Harford Community College Foundation and leave a lasting legacy for the next generation of HCC students.  Want to arrive in style? Purchase your sponsor package or tickets before January 1, 2018 for the chance to win event transportation for up to 10 in a stylish stretch limousine.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, music of The Klassix and valet service included.  CLICK HERE for information and tickets.



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Battelle, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bravura, KatzAbosch


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