Army Alliance Newsflash for the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor

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Army Alliance Newsflash
for the 
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

January 19, 2018


IN THE NEWS
APG commander highlights 100-year relationship between Havre de Grace, Army post
 
Continuing Resolutions Create Uncertainty in Defense Department
 
DoD reports spike in contractors in Iraq
 
National Military Strategy update in the works — most of which will again be classified
 
Army wants bullets to hit from miles away and its new acquisition office will help
 
Cybersecurity Awards Nomination Deadline:  Today, Friday, January 19

Nominate yourself or another individual, company, or organization for one of the prestigious Maryland Cybersecurity Awards.  There are awards for cybersecurity companies as well as entities and individuals supporting Maryland's cybersecurity industry.  The nomination process is quick and easy, and there is no cost. Multiple nominations are encouraged.  Winners will be announced March 21 at the MD Cybersecurity Awards Celebration. Nominate below.

Cybersecurity Innovator of the Year Award
Cybersecurity Defender of the Year Award
Cybersecurity Company to Watch Award
Cybersecurity Champion of the Year Award
Cybersecurity Diversity Award
Cybersecurity Industry Resource Award 

For more information on the CAMI awards and submission criteria, click here.


Tactical Network Industry Day at APG

The U.S. Army will hold a Tactical Network Industry Day on February 6-7, 2018 at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. The goal of the event is to assist industry partners in identifying and aligning their efforts with Army tactical network modernization priorities specific to enabling Army units to operate resilient network assets in contested and congested environments. This event is meant for a technical audience to include systems engineers, architecture experts and integrators.  The first day will be spent outlining, in detail, the current network architecture and technical challenge areas. The second day will highlight Cross Functional Team focus areas relevant to tactical network challenge areas.  Forum registration will close on 29 JAN 2018.  Click to access more information and registration instructions.


EVENTS


Save the date, March 12th, 2018 Army Alliance Luncheon with guest speaker Senator Chris Van Hollen.  Registration information to be released shortly.


Maj. Gen. David G. Bassett has been announced as the new Program Executive Officer, Command, Control and Communication (Tactical).  He replaces outgoing PEO C3T Gary Martin, who retires Jan. 31 after more than 30 years working for the Army.  A change of charter ceremony will take place January 30, 2018.

The Susquehanna Chapter, MOAA Professional Development Luncheon will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Water's Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.   The speaker is Ms. Rosemary Williams and she will address “Taking Advantage of Opportunities”.  Rosemary Williams is a leader in collective impact for military families, Veterans, caregivers, and survivors.  She serves on the Board of Directors for the Military Family Advisory Network, and the National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations.  Registration and more information, Click Here.

Artillerymen Past and Present, Friends of the Artillery, Recipients of the Ancient Order of Saint Barbara, Honorable Order of Saint Barbara and Order of Molly Pitcher are cordially invited to the Saint Barbara’s Day Celebration Dinner Dance Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Top of the Bay, 30 Plumb Point Loop, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.  Cocktails starting at 6:00 PM, Cost: $65.00 per person, Formal Attire or Dark Business Suit.  Register Here.

Save the date, the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) Visionary Awards, February 22, 2018, honors our neighbors, colleagues, family, and friends building a STEM-educated workforce and advancing technology & innovation.   Click here for more info.  Sponsorships now open.   

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.

CHESAPEAKE SCIENCE & SECURITY CORRIDOR NAMED 2018 'GREAT AMERICAN DEFENSE COMMUNITY'

The Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) is one of five communities across the country named to the 2018 class of Great American Defense Communities, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) announced with USAA, the initiative’s official sponsor. CLICK HERE to read more about this prestigious national award.

Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors:

Battelle, Booz Allen Hamilton, Bravura, KatzAbosch

 

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