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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

September 23, 2019


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The Army Alliance will hold its Annual Breakfast Meeting on November 14th from 8AM to 10AM at the Richlin Ballroom, Edgewood.  Come hear our panel, led by Lisa Swoboda (MD Dept of Commerce, Director of Military and Federal Affairs), address the Economics of a Defense Community.  Learn just how APG impacts our state and local economies.  Our other panelists include Kenyata Wesley, Executive Director, Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen; Christopher Moyer, Director of Economic Development, Cecil County; Karen Holt, Federal Installation Administrator, Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development; and Patrick Mullin, Executive Committee, Industrial Representatives Association.  CLICK HERE to purchase tickets by November 6.


AFCEA Aberdeen is back with a new season of monthly luncheons. Join them on Thursday, September 26, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Waters Edge Event Center in Belcamp.  We’ll be joined by our featured guest speaker Mr. Mark Kitz, the Deputy Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S). Chapter sponsors, please contact Registration directly ( to reserve your corporate seating. Please click here to register.

GovConnects Education Series: DCAA will be held September 26, 2019, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm in Columbia, Maryland.   he Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) provides audit and financial advisory services to DOD and other federal entities responsible for acquisition and contract administration.  Learn about the importance and the ins and outs of managing your processes to meet DCAA requirements.  CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

The Gold Star Mother's & Family's Day will be held October 6, 2019 at 11AM at Top of the Bay, APG.  Please join APG Senior Commander Major General Mitch Kilgo; senior Army leaders; civic partners; and the Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania regional Gold Star community for a celebration of the lives, service, and dedication of the fallen members of our armed services and their families.  An annual tradition at Top of the Bay, APG, the event will also include an outdoor dedication ceremony for a new pavilion at the APG Gold Star Plaza and Living Legacy Forest and brunch.  CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

Join Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) as they launch their new series of programs, NMTC’s Technology Café.  On October 10th from 7:30 to 9:00AM at Battelle, 1204 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, Lisa Chang, Data Scientist and Software Engineer, Praxis Engineering will present "OK Google, Tell Me About Myself.” Even if you never used it, Google can record your life, determine where you live, work, shop, and go on vacation.  Lisa presents an analysis using her personal dataset and will provide a link to her code that you can use to do the same analysis on your own dataCLICK HERE to register.

APG will hold a Career Fair, October 19, 2019 from 10AM to 2PM at the Mallette Training Facility, Building 6008, 6575 Jayhawk Rd, APGCLICK HERE for more information and to register.

The 9th Annual SCRA / AFCEA Halloween Golf Tournament is coming soon!  This year’s event will take place at Ruggles Golf Course on Thursday, October 31, 2019. The event includes a four-person scramble tournament, 50/50 raffle, mulligan cards, BBQ dinner, and awards ceremony after the tournament. SCRA / AFCEA will provide custom “putters” at each hole. Please bring three clubs of your own and wear a clever costume. For more information on this event or to sign up to attend or sponsor, please visit our tournament website.

Honor Our Veterans by attending the November 9, 2019 Veteran’s Day Concert Performance at Water's Edge Event Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.  The event is black tie optional and runs from 6pm to 10pm.  Click here for tickets.

The 17th Annual SMART PROC GovCON will be held November 18-19 in Frederick, MD.  SMART PROC will connect attendees with government, academia and industry leaders in order to discuss trends in defense and civilian agency program priorities and upcoming requirements in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Click Here for more information.

The Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs will hold two training sessions in Crownsville, Maryland on November 26thProposal Writing Basics will be held at 10AM, and Federal Contracting will be held at 2PM.  For more info and to register, CLICK HERE.


Army Alliance Annual Luncheon Meeting - March 11, 2020, Bayou Restaurant, Havre de Grace

Army Alliance Annual Dinner Meeting - June 1, 2020, Water's Edge Events Center, Belcamp

Aberdeen Proving Ground Installation Guide – E-edition Link



Patriot Sponsor:
Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development

Major Granting Organization:
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Military and Federal Affairs

Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors:

ANSER     Battelle    
       KatzAbosch      Subsystem Technologies

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