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

May 15, 2019


IN THE NEWS

Army exploring AI combat possibilities while prioritizing quick COTS adoptions
 
Army research supports communications in smart cities
 
DOD Targets Acquisition Reform
 
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The Pentagon wants to create a broader network of innovators
 
A ‘Solarium’ For Hacking: Sen. King Launches Cyber Strategy Panel

ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL DINNER - JUNE 3


The Army Alliance Annual Dinner will be held June 3, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30PM at Water's Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD, 21017.  We are pleased to announce that our speaker will be Maryland's LT Governor Boyd K. Rutherford.  This event is sure to be a sellout!  All attendees must register in advance, no walk-ins at the event.  CLICK HERE to register, registration closes on May 24, 2019.  CLICK HERE to view the invitation.

EVENTS


The APG Gold Star Spouses Afternoon Tea and Living Legacy Forest memorial unveiling will be held on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. at Top of the Bay at APG.
Major General Mitchell Kilgo, the Incoming APG Senior Commander and CECOM Commanding General, will be our guest speaker at this event.  Please consider attending and let our Gold Star families know how much this community supports them and honors their sacrifice.  Through personal donations and corporate contributions none of the Gold Star families pay for their meals.  With around 80 family members at $35, it's approximately $2,800 that is needed.  To purchase tickets to the event, donate a meal, or to offer a larger donation, CLICK HERE.  Just click on 'tickets' and the three options appear.

AFCEA Aberdeen will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 21, 2019, from 1800 to 2030 at Waters Edge Event Center.  Join them as they honor local students and educators who excel in the field of Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics (STEM) in Harford and Cecil County Public Schools.   This event features keynote speaker MG Randy Taylor, Commanding General of CECOM and Senior Commander at APG.  Click here to register!

The Freestate Golf Outing will be held on May 23, 2019 at APG Ruggles Golf Course with a shotgun start at 9AM.  The goal for this event is to raise enough funds to design and build a state-of-the-art computer laboratory for Freestate Cadets.  The Freestate Academy is a tuition-free program which offers at-risk adolescents (16 to 18 years old) an opportunity to change their future, for the better by providing the skills, education and self-discipline needed to become responsible, productive citizens.  CLICK HERE to register.

The Chesapeake Chapter of Sigma Xi – the Scientific Research Honor Society is holding its monthly meeting on Monday, May 27, 2019 from 1200 to 1300 at the Exton golf course clubhouse, Bldg. E1260, on APG South.  We invite interested APG-area scientists and engineers to attend.  For more information on the chapter and its activities, contact Dr. Mike Simini (michael.simini.civ@mail.mil), President of the Chesapeake Chapter.

Technical Training Classroom - Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs is hosting training on May 28, 2019 at the Coordinating Offices, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032.  At 10:00 AM, Federal Contracting 101 will be held and at 2:00 PM, Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques will be held.  This series of FREE classes covers a broad range of topics designed to help small, minority, women, and veteran business owners improve managerial efficiency and gain an insightful understanding of the government contracting arena.  CLICK HERE to see the entire schedule and to register.

The 12th Annual NMTC Tournament, co-sponsored by NEXTGEN Federal Systems, supporting the Northeastern Maryland Tech Council and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford & Cecil Counties, will be held June 3, 2019 at Winter’s Run Golf course.  The play is a 4-person scramble with a 7:30AM registration and a 9AM start.  Click HERE to register and for sponsorship info.  The Tournament includes a $25,000 Hole-In-One contest (and other Par 3 prizes), the longest Drive & Closet To The Pin contests, Hot Breakfast, Snack Bags, Hospitality Stations, Mission BBQ lunch and awards reception following golf, and signature Drone Ball Drop.

The 2nd Annual Young AFCEAN Bowling Bash has been moved to June 11, due to ongoing construction at Brewner Lanes. Come join us now on Tuesday, June 11, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the APG Bowling Center.  Tickets are $25 each in advance and include 2 Games, Shoe Rental, Light Food, a T-Shirt, and giveaways!  Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $30 each (Cash only).  Proceeds from the event will be given to the Boys and Girls Club of Harford and Cecil County. Event sponsorships are available through May 20th.  For more information or to register for this event, please visit the event website!  NEW THIS YEAR: Team Sign Ups – visit our site for more information.

Sign up today for AFCEA Aberdeen’s Annual Golf Tournament, a highly anticipated annual fundraiser, at Ruggles Golf Course, just outside APG’s 715 gate, on June 26, 2019.  The event includes a four-person scramble, BBQ lunch, and awards reception.  Check in and tee assignments begin at 0800 with a shotgun start at 0900.  All proceeds from this event will benefit AFCEA Aberdeen’s Education Program, which has provided more than $400,000 in STEM grants and scholarships to the local education community since 2011.  For more info or to register for this event, please visit our tournament website!

Please join NMTC’s, TECH TALK 3.2, “Re-imagining the Network”, and learn how emergent networks are transforming, protecting, and empowering our lives.  Opening remarks, "The End of the Network and the Rise of the Society of Intelligent Beings", by Dr. Alexander Kott, Chief Scientist, U.S. Combat Capabilities Development Command, Army Research Laboratory.  The event will be held on June 27, 4-6:30PM, and hosted by Battelle Eastern Science & Technology Center at 1204 Technology Dr, Aberdeen, MD 21001.  Click HERE to register.  There will be a Beer and Wine Social with the speakers, immediately following the presentation.

2019 CBRN Defense Conference & Exhibition will be held July 23-24, 2019 at Chase Center on the Riverfront, 15 Justison Street, Wilmington,  DE.  The theme is “Modernizing the Future Fight: Accelerate & Adapt”.  Click here for more information and to register.

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