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

March 19, 2018


IN THE NEWS

Milley: Army is pushing to get two-thirds of its brigades ready to deploy at any minute

Army officially welcomes new senior acquisition official
 
Bill would allow military tuition assistance to be used for training outside colleges, universities
 
Service Secretaries: People Are Most Important Part of DoD’s Success
 
Want to work with your hands? Check out this $50 million Home Depot Foundation training program
 
Future defense budgets could be a ‘dry hole’ after major funding increase, House appropriations chairman warns

GREAT AMERICAN DEFENSE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

“Celebration on the Chesapeake” will be held Friday, May 4, 2018, 3-6pm at Hutchins Park, Foot of Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD, 21078.  Our community (Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)) has been recognized as a Great American Defense Community!  This celebration will highlight the great things our community does in support of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and our military.  This FREE event includes family fun activities, music and snacks.  Click here to view your invitation and to RSVP.  For more information or to sponsor the event: 410-838-2769 or apgarmyalliance@gmail.com.  Click here for more information on the award.


MARYLAND MILITARY RETIREMENT INCOME LEGISLATION

Update!  Thank you for all of your efforts thus far to help us fully exempt Uniformed Service retirement income from Maryland State Income Tax Click this link to find out how to email your delegates asking that they vote in favor of HB0327 so that it can go to the Senate for their consideration.  Instructions and suggested wording is provided so that you can easily email and make a difference!

EVENTS

The AFCEA Small Business Lunch Session: Contracting and Price to Win will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 11:30am-1:30pm, at Waters Edge Event Center in Belcamp. You will hear from industry representatives who will provide insight and guidance on the overall contracting process and price to win strategy. This session will focus on deriving the right insight from resources and how a small business can navigate the DoD market. $25 for AFCEA members, $30 for non-members, $15 for Government representatives. 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.

Join AFCEA Aberdeen on Wednesday, March 28, 11:30am-1:30pm at Waters Edge Event Center in Belcamp, for their 3rd Annual C4ISR/Cyber Panel. Confirmed panel members include:  COL Bryan J Stephens, (Panel Chair), Director, Cyber Focal, Army System of Systems Engineering and Integration; Giorgio Bertoli, Senior Scientific Technology Manager, US Army Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate; Dr. Portia Crowe, US Army Program Executive Office, Chief Cyber Engineering and Mike Monteleone, Acting Director, CERDEC Space and Terrestrial Directorate. $30 for AFCEA members, $35 for non-members, $15 for Government representatives. 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 WeHonorVeterans@gilchristcares.org, 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 usarmy.apg.cecom.mbx.apbi-registration@mail.mil.

Register today to attend the second annual 2-Day Export Management Bootcamp for Industry Professionals, April 20-21, 2018, in Baltimore, MD.  This intensive two-day training will equip you with a solid foundation in global strategy, resources in export management and market analysis, and tangible tools to move goods on the market for international export - the right way.  Representatives from MD Dept of Commerce, U.S. Export Assistance Center Baltimore and Maryland/D.C. District Export Council will be on hand to provide regional expertise to companies that are interested in exporting their goods and services internationally.

Annual APG Workers Memorial Commemoration Friday, April 27, 2018, 2-3 pm Festival Park, Aberdeen, MD - Open to the Public In honor of Workers Memorial Day, the annual commemoration will be held in Aberdeen’s Festival Park on 27 April 2018. The memorial, erected and dedicated in 2017, honors the Department of Defense Civilians, Military Service Members, and Support Contractors who lost their lives in the performance of their duties at Aberdeen Proving Ground and Edgewood Arsenal. Please join Mayor McGrady, Maryland Labor Secretary Schulz, Major General Taylor and others as we offer our honor and respect. Learn more at www.apgdiscovery.com.

The Aberdeen Young AFCEANs are holding their next Leadership Breakfast on May 1, 7:30am-9:00am, at Ruggles Golf Course in Aberdeen. This event gives attendees an intimate discussion with Veronica Ewing, Deputy Project Manager, Mission Command. $10 for AFCEA members and Government representatives, $15 for non-members. Register Here. If you are interested in sponsoring this event (or others like it), please click here.

From our Nation's Capital, the United States Army proudly presents the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus.  Come hear the musical ambassadors of the Army in a free concert performing a wide-ranging program of marches, overtures, popular music, patriotic selections, and instrumental and vocal solos.  Performance is at the APGFCU at Harford Community College, May 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm .  Admission is FREE, but tickets are required.  Click here to get your tickets .

A Dedication Ceremony and unveiling of the newest Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) will be held Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at Concord Point Lighthouse & Park , 700 Concord Street, Havre de Grace , MD 21078.  WWII Medal of Honor recipient Hershel Woody Williams will be on deck and looks forward to meeting the citizens of Harford County.  This event is FREE, and the public is invited to attend both the ceremony and the reception to follow.  Families welcomed.  Please RSVP here, so that the event planners will have a headcount.

Fisher House Gala, Save the Date, Saturday, September 22, 2018, 6 to 10:30PM, Waters Edge Event Center, Belcamp, MD.  AUSA Major General Harry Greene, Aberdeen Chapter Presents the 14th Annual Fisher House Gala, Star Spangled Salute!  Check their website for more information. 

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