Department of Defense

X-47B Conducts its First Night Flight in St. Mary’s County

X-47B Conducts its First Night Flight in St. Mary’s County

The unmanned X-47B conducts its first night flight April 10 over Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Night flights are the next incremental step in developing the concept of operations for more routine unmanned air system flight activity. The Navy will continue to execute X-47B test events to mature standard operating procedures for cooperative use...
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CSM Women + Math = Infinite Possibilities

CSM Women + Math = Infinite Possibilities

8:30 am to 3:30 pm, April 26. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This one-day event will feature workshops, presentations and discussions designed to inform young women on careers that rely heavily on math. Keynote address by Debra Salamon, the lead...
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Calvert County Papa John’s Pizza Restaurants are “All Hands on Deck”

Calvert County Papa John’s Pizza Restaurants are “All Hands on Deck”

Local Papa John’s Pizza restaurants serve as an ‘overload support’ system for the stores in Annapolis that service the United States Naval Academy. Beach Boys Pizza, the local franchise of Papa Johns Pizza, recently was awarded the account to service the Midshipmen at the Academy. In true Military fashion, these orders come in grand...
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Authors to Discuss War, Marriage, PTSD, March 28 at CSM

Authors to Discuss War, Marriage, PTSD, March 28 at CSM

Robert and Patience Mason Visit CSM for Connections Series As part of the College of Southern Maryland’s Spring Connections Series and its year-long commemoration of the anniversary of the Vietnam War, authors and spouses Robert and Patience Mason will discuss their books, Robert’s experiences in the war and combating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...
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Pathways Interns for Patuxent River and St Inigoes Available

Pathways Interns for Patuxent River and St Inigoes Available

If you know a student at least 18 years of age who is interested in summer employment at Patuxent River or St. Inigoes, please share the below information with them regarding the application process and announcement period. Announcements to recruit student summer hires, now called Pathways interns, for Patuxent River and St. Inigoes will...
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St Mary’s County Commissioners Unveil 2014 – 2015 Technology Handbook

St Mary’s County Commissioners Unveil 2014 – 2015 Technology Handbook

The Board of Commissioners has announced the release of the 2014 – 2015 Technology Handbook for St. Mary’s County. The Handbook provides detailed profiles of the 193 technology businesses located in the county. It is a sought after business-to-business reference tool which documents the expanse of technical capabilities found within the local community. First...
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Public Forum on Land Use Study near Dahlgren Naval Support Facility

Public Forum on Land Use Study near Dahlgren Naval Support Facility

The public is invited to participate in a presentation and roundtable discussion of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), which addresses compatibility planning for the areas surrounding Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. King George County, Va., in cooperation with other communities, agencies, and organizations in the region, is conducting a JLUS to identify existing and/or...
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Public Workshop on Land Use Study around NAS Patuxent River

Public Workshop on Land Use Study around NAS Patuxent River

For more information, visit the project’s website at: www.paxjlus.com   The public is invited to participate in an interactive workshop in support of developing the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The JLUS is a cooperative planning effort between Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS PAX) and communities in the region. The objective of the study is...
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Sonic Boom Heard over VA and MD Eastern Shore

Sonic Boom Heard over VA and MD Eastern Shore

Patuxent Naval Air Station, Patuxent River Md Two supersonic flights from the naval air station were conducted off of the Atlantic Coast today during routine testing and training events. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing and training activities on the community. Community members with concerns...
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Investigation on Benghazi New Website

House Republicans Leading the Fight for Answers and Justice A terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012 cost four Americans their lives. To date, no one has been held accountable. The families of the fallen – and the American people – deserve to know the truth. They deserve justice. Shortly after the...
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NAWCWD, China Lake Industry Day Event

The Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWCWD) will be hosting an Industry Day event on Wednesday, February 26 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (PST) in the McLean Laboratory (Room 1111), 1900 Knox Road, Building 00010, China Lake, CA 93555. The topic of the Industry Day event is “NAWCWD and Industry Working Together...
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Big Conversation on Our Veterans: How Can We Help?

Big Conversation on Our Veterans: How Can We Help?

On January 26, 2014, the 3rd Big Conversation was held at Middleham and St. Peter’s Great Hall and it centered on veterans. It was very well attended. What were communities doing for the retired veterans, returning veterans and the families of those still deployed? The panelists were Dr. Al Brewster of Southern Maryland Battle...
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Naval Air Station Launches Operation Homeport

Naval Air Station Launches Operation Homeport

At some bases it’s known as the Host Family Initiative, and at others it’s Adopt a Sailor, but no matter what the program is called, the goal remains the same: Helping junior active-duty service members feel at home even when they’re not. Currently in its infancy stages, Pax River’s Operation Homeport coordinators are seeking...
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Community Forum on Veterans: Welcomed or Shunned?

Community Forum on Veterans: Welcomed or Shunned?

Everyone is welcome to come! A forum for the Southern Maryland community on understanding and supporting returning military personnel and veterans will be held on Sunday January 26 from 2 – 4 pm. The forum entitled “Veterans in our Midst: Welcomed or Shunned?” is the third annual “Big Conversations” sponsored by Middleham and St....
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Obama Admin Unprepared for Benghazi Attack, Despite Assurances

On September 10, 2012 – one day before the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya – the White House attempted to assure the public that it had done everything it could to prepare for a potential attack, claiming that chief counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan had convened numerous meetings to review security measures in place before...
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The Young Marines to Hold Recruit Training

The Young Marines to Hold Recruit Training

The Young Marines are excited to announce their next Recruit Training session, which starts on March 15 at the American Legion Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach. The Young Marines are a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral,...
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Community Forum on Veterans Coming to Great Hall

Community Forum on Veterans Coming to Great Hall

Everyone is welcome to come! A forum for the Southern Maryland community on understanding and supporting returning military personnel and veterans will be held on Sunday January 26 from 2 – 4 pm. The forum entitled “Veterans in our Midst: Welcomed or Shunned?” is the third annual “Big Conversations” sponsored by Middleham and St....
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Linking Innovative Technology with University System of Maryland Resources

A Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) and I-Corps presentation, “Linking Innovative Technology with University System of Maryland Resources,” with Mr. Joe Naft, Director, MIPS will take place on Thursday, February 6, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm in Wyle Building 1 North conference room, 22309 Exploration Dr., Lexington Park, MD 20653. This program, sponsored by The...
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AVIAN LLC Awarded Commercial Contract to Support Unmanned Aircraft

AVIAN LLC Awarded Commercial Contract to Support Unmanned Aircraft

AVIAN LLC is at the forefront of the growing community of unmanned aviation. In October 2013, AVIAN was awarded a commercial contract with the state of North Dakota, Department of Commerce supporting the development of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) test site. This week, the Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, announced the selection of...
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Navy Seeks Warehouse Space in St. Mary’s

The Department of the Navy seeks to award a lease in St. Mary’s County. The space requirements are: - Approximately 29,137 square feet of clear span warehouse space - 1,380 square feet of office space - Secured outside storage of approximately 2,500 square feet - PARKING: Sixteen (16) dedicated parking spaces are required For...
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Veterans in Our Midst: Welcomed or Shunned?

Veterans in Our Midst: Welcomed or Shunned?

DATE, TIME, PLACE: Sunday, January 26, 2013, 2:00-4:00 pm the Great Hall in Lusby (next to SMILE) The Big Conversation will host a moderated panel presentation on veterans in Southern Maryland and will be followed by an audience question and answer period. The goal of the session is to offer information and opinions about...
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NAS Pax River Gate Changes for January 7, 2014

NAS Pax River Gate Changes for January 7, 2014

Changes to Gates 1&2 Morning Operations for January 7, 2014 Due to extreme weather conditions predicted for tomorrow, procedures for Gates 1 and 2 will be modified as follows for the morning rush hour: Gate 1 – Lane 4 will be closed (left outer lane while inbound Gate 1) Gate 2 – All sentries...
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Air Force Strings to Perform Locally

Air Force Strings to Perform Locally

Thursday, January 23, at 6:30 pm Lackey High School 3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head, MD Monday, January 27, at 7:00 pm Bishop McNamara High School 6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, Md. 20 The Air Force Strings is one of the most diverse and flexible units of The United States Air Force Band. Comprised of 22...
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CSM Presents U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants

CSM Presents U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants

La Plata Campus Fine Arts Center Saturday, January 25, at 8:00 pm The Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, is one of the world’s most versatile and traveled choral organizations. Originally formed in 1945 from the ranks of the United States Army Air Force Band, the chorus has a long...
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NAS Pax River Open with Unscheduled Leave January 3

Critical employees must report to work as scheduled. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, telework or leave without pay. Notify your supervisor of your intentions as soon as possible.  
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