Army Alliance Newsflash for the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor

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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

November 8, 2019


Two steps back: A year-long continuing resolution could derail big Army modernization efforts
U.S. urged to invest more in AI; ex-Google CEO warns of China's progress
Army Publishes 16-Year Modernization Plan to Outpace China With New Battle Concept
Military Robot Creators Look to Add More Autonomy, Soldier Collaboration
New bill wants to map out federal cyber career paths


Last chance to register - registration will remain open to the end of today, November 8!  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.

Wreaths Across America! 

n Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Harford County Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee will be helping Aberdeen Proving Ground to remember and honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes at the APG cemeteries.  CLICK HERE to help honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you. 


Join the network of Cecil County leaders who are building the future. The Cecil Leadership Institute is a professional, short-term program that brings together existing and emerging leaders in Cecil County to develop and advance leadership skills. Meet key thought leaders while you enhance your critical thinking and collaboration expertise.  For more information, contact Tom Lofland, Cecil College Director of Workforce Training, at (443-907-1398).


Celebrating those who defend our nation, Harford County will host a resource fair for veterans, active duty military, and their families from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 9 at the Bel Air Armory.  The fair will offer resources and activities for veterans and their families including VA claims and healthcare information, employment opportunities, and free lunch from Mission BBQ.  The fair will begin with a ceremony to honor Civil War solider Sgt. Alfred B. Hilton, Harford County’s only Medal of Honor recipient.  All Harford County veterans who attend the fair can enter to win a 70” Visio TV with wall mount, sponsored by APG Federal Credit Union.  For more information, CLICK HERE.  

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.

Join Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) for their Tech Key Café:  “The Technology of Cannabis” on November 13, 7:30 to 9:00 AM, Battelle, 1204 Technology Dr., Aberdeen, MD.  Medical cannabis is a natural remedy that blooms with possibilities—from providing patients with physical and psychological relief to creating innovative career paths.  It has become a controversial area of debate at work, at home and with our doctor.  Learn the facts and get questions answered from expert knowledge on this subject.  No charge to attend, but you need to register by CLICKING HERE.

Start and fund your new business in Cecil County!  At the Cecil College Technology Center, Room TC208, November 13, 2019 hear from local entrepreneurs and gain insight into what led to their success.  Learn ways to make your startup attractive to investors and what funding options are available.  Light breakfast included.  To register, please call (410) 996-6292 or email

Join AFCEA Aberdeen for their November luncheon featuring a panel discussion by the Project Executive Officer (PEO), Command, Control, and Communications-Tactical (C3T) Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) and other Integrated Tactical Networks (ITNs).   This unique panel, comprised of fielding and training PEO C3T subject matter experts, will review favorable and non-favorable training observations and lessons learned with industry partners as they prepare to support Capability Set 21 (CS21).  This event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Water's Edge Event Center. To register, click here.

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.

Join Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) for their iDisruptor Tech Talk 3.3:  “The 5G Revolution” on November 21, 4 to 5pm, Battelle, 1204 Technology Dr., Aberdeen, MD.  5G networks will increase bandwidth 10X, releasing heretofore laboratory only applications to converge, become mobile and usable everywhere.  Results once considered impossible, will create both un-imagined opportunities and unintended consequences – join us to determine which side you and your company are heading for.  Register by CLICKING HEREOur unique happy hour affords you the opportunity to engage with each speaker in Q&A immediately following.

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.

CyberMaryland, December 5-6, 2019
, the epicenter of information security & innovation, offers an informative 2-day conference where Maryland’s leading IT firms, top universities and tech-savvy workers join forces with the federal government and the U.S. military to network and experience unparalleled information sharing.  The conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.  CLICK HERE to register.


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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