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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

March 5, 2018


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How the Army plans to revolutionize soldier battery technology
Pentagon requests $21.2 billion in classified intelligence funding


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.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, music of The Klassix and valet service included.  CLICK HERE for information and tickets.

The Future of BRAC: A Conversation, March 14, 2018, 9:00AM to 10:00AM.   Featuring Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee; and Christopher Preble, Vice President, Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Joe Gould, Capitol Hill Reporter, Defense News.   Representative Smith and Christopher Preble will discuss the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process, including their findings from a new article they are copublishing in Strategic Studies Quarterly about BRAC, its impact on defense communities, and the future.  Click here for more info.   Link to view live online.

Brought to you by the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC):  Disrupting the Classroom – How Technology is Changing the Way We Learn.  A seminar for Educators, Human Resource Professionals and Industry Leaders.  March 15, 2018, 8AM to 12 noon at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland, 510 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD.  Topics include:  Gaming to Learn, How Big Data Improves Teaching and Learning, Mixed Reality – a Transformational Learning Tool, Meeting the Challenges Presented by the Digital Age, and Students to Soldiers:  Virtual Reality Becomes the New Classroom.  Register Here.

The Maryland DC District Export Council presents “Going Global for Start-ups and Small Businesses.”  Learn how to tap into a global market directly from the leaders of young and small companies that are doing it every day.  Learn about the tools, resources, and support programs available to ensure your success!  Anyone is welcome, and we are tailoring the content to young/small companies (10-50 people, more or less).   Session to be held March 19, 2017, 2:30-5:30 at City Garage, Baltimore (101 W Dickman St, Baltimore).  Register Here.

Association of Old Crows (AOC) APG Susquehanna Chapter Annual Scholarship Award Luncheon will be held Thursday,   March 22, 2018, 11:30am-1:30pm at Water's Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.  Guest Speaker is CERDEC I2WD Deputy Director, Mike Lombardi.  $25 for AOC members, $35 for non-AOC members.  Register Here.

AFCEA Bowling Bash!  Join AFCEA for their First Annual Bowling Bash at Brewner Lanes (APG Bowling Center) Bldg 2342, Raritan Ave, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, March 26, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00pm.  Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  Ticket includes two games, shoe rental and a meal, and special T-Shirt Giveaway!  Proceeds benefit the Harford & Cecil County Boys and Girls Club.  Register here.

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration will be held March 30, 2018 from 9AM to 12PM at Martin’s West, 8617 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21244.  Gilchrist, a nationally recognized, nonprofit leader in serious illness and end-of-life care, is pleased to invite Vietnam Veterans and their families to join them for a program in honor of their service to our county.  A complimentary breakfast will be served.  Please register by March 23,  by Clicking Here, by email to, or by calling 443-849-8210. 

8th Annual Real Women, Real World, Real Work (RW3) Leadership Symposium (RW3) will be held April 12, 2018, 7:30AM to 3:00PM at Water's Edge Event Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.  Women in Defense (WID) Mid-Atlantic will unite DoD Senior Leaders, the defense industry, academia, and the community to address the theme, “Leveraging DoD’s STEM Vision.”  Join WID Mid-Atlantic for an informative discussion on APG workforce needs, future technological advancements, leadership methodologies, and K12 STEM educational program.  Register Here

Team Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) anticipates hosting the APG Discovery Week Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI) on April 17-20, 2018, at APG, MD.  The goal of the APG Discovery Week APBI is to provide industry with networking opportunities for both large and small businesses.  The APBI will describe potential future contracting opportunities for mission areas that focus on: Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance; Research and Development; Test and Evaluation; Chemical and Biological Defense; APG Garrison; and US Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District.  The APG Discovery Week APBI will identify potential contracting opportunities that are aligned with the roadmaps of each respective organization, specifically focusing on Fiscal Years 2019-2020.  Specific registration procedures and additional information about APG Discovery Week APBI will be released via amendment to this Feb Biz announcement.  All questions related to this event should be directed to Team APG at

Save the Dates:
April 27, 2018, Rededication of APG's Workers Memorial

May 4, 2018, 3 - 6PM, Hutchins Park, Havre de Grace.  Celebration of Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor as a Great American Defense Community

June 17, 2018, Dedication Ceremony for the HdG Gold Star Families Memorial


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.  Great American Defense Communities 2018 Video – Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor One of Five Communities Featured

Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors:

Battelle,     Booz Allen Hamilton,     Bravura,
KatzAbosch,    System Technologies, Inc.


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