Army Alliance Newsflash for the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor

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

October 15, 2018


IN THE NEWS
White House Moves to Cut Red Tape Around Military Spouse Job Licensing

Army looks to scale new network design to brigades
 
Many of the US Military’s Newest Weapons Have Major Cyber Vulnerabilities: GAO
 
There’s a serious threat to the supply chain, says Pentagon
 
The future operating environment is here. It’s in Syria
 
State Department cleared $70 billion in foreign military sales requests for FY18

ARMY ALLIANCE IS FEATURED IN I95 BUSINESS MAGAZINE
Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor Named a 2018 Great American Defense Community.  Award is the Latest in a Long List of Army Alliance Achievements.

ANNUAL ARMY ALLIANCE BREAKFAST WILL BE HELD NOVEMBER 15, 2018  

Join the Army Alliance for its Annual Breakfast, "Shaping the Future:  Growing the Edgewood Defense Community." A panel of experts will address the many ongoing initiatives, inside and outside the Edgewood Aberdeen Proving Ground gate, providing insight of the changes in store for Edgewood.  
Our panel: 

  • Mr. John Resta, Director Army Public Health Center
  • Dr. Eric Moore, Director Chemical and Biological Center, U.S. Army RDECOM
  • COL Rob Phillips, Garrison Commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground 
  • Dr. Dianna Phillips, President, Harford Community College
  • Ms. Karen Holt, Federal Installation Administrator, Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development
  • Ms. Quynh Budzynski, Business Development and Marketing Manager Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, Route 40 Business Association
CLICK HERE to view the invitation or CLICK HERE to register by November 7, 2018.  

EVENTS


Please join AFCEA Aberdeen on October 17, 2018 at Top of the Bay, 1130 to 1330 for their monthly luncheon, featuring Mr. Kenyata Wesley (Director, ACC APG).  Mr. Wesley leads the organization responsible for providing comprehensive contracting, business advisory support, and sustained expertise through six major competency areas. Tickets are $30 for AFCEA members, $20 for Government attendees, and $35 for non-members.  For more information or to register for this event, please click here.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) STEM Summit XVI, NEW COLLAR JOBS...HOW TO FILL THEM - WHY INDUSTRY IS DEMANDING NEW TYPES OF WORKERS will be held October  17, 2018, 12:30-4:00PM, Cecil County School of Technology, Elkton MD.  Changing technology, workplaces demand new, non-traditional jobs. They become what IBM has identified as "New Collar Jobs". These ‘New Collar” jobs benefit from creative internships and apprenticeships, in tandem with classroom studies.  STEM Summit XVI explores the best solutions to prepare students/graduates for these ‘new collar jobs’.  $20 NMTC members, $30 public. See below to register. Sponsorships available, CLICK HERE to register.

The Chesapeake Chapter of Sigma Xi – the Scientific Research Honor Society (https://www.sigmaxi.org) is holding its monthly meeting on Monday, October 22, 2018 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.
 
The 4th Annual Cyber Electromagnetic Activity Conference (CEMA) will be held October 23 - 25, 2018 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.  The theme for this year’s CEMA conference is:  “CEMA as a Critical Enabler to Modernization Priorities".  The CEMA technologies and capabilities will be showcased that can help achieve the CSA’s top 6 priority areas:  Long Range precision Fire, Next Generation Combat vehicle, Future Vertical Lift, Network/C3I modernization, Advanced Missile Defense, and Soldier Lethality.  CLICK HERE for more information.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) Tech-Start 2.0 is a boot camp for entrepreneurs that will be held at Baltimore County Library's Towson BranchWorkshop 4 – Funding Your Dream, on October 23, 2018. 6:30 – 7:30PM will help you to learn what sources of funding are appropriate for you and where to find money for your dream venture.  CLICK HERE to register.

Save the Date:  Proposal Writing 1 October 24, 2018, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM @ The Ground Floor, 2021 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, MD

Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech) presents Market-Oriented Product Development, delivering products on-time and within budget, on October 24, 2018, 5pm at the Ground Floor, 2021 Suite D, Havre de Grace, MD.  Register Here.   

SCRA and AFCEA Aberdeen invite you to a scary good time at the 8th Annual SCRA / AFCEA Aberdeen Halloween Golf Tournament on October 26, 2018, at Ruggles Golf Course, APG, MD. This event includes a 4-person scramble, 50/50 raffle, mulligan cards, BBQ dinner, and an awards reception.  Shotgun start is at 10:00 a.m.  Please bring three golf clubs (choose wisely – we will provide “custom” putters on each hole) and a clever costume – points will be given for a “team theme”.  All proceeds will support the SCRA Awards Program, Scholarships, and various military/veteran organizations (like Fisher House).  For more information or to register for this event, click here. To sponsor this event, click here.

Northeastern Maryland Technical Council (NMTC) Tech-Start 2.0 is a boot camp for entrepreneurs that will be held at Baltimore County Library's Towson BranchWorkshop 5 – How to Write a Winning Business Plan, on October 30, 2018. 6:30 – 7:30PM will discuss the components of a winning business plan and tips are offered on how to make them sizzle.  CLICK HERE to register

Harford County is home to 19,000 veterans. To honor their service, the Harford County Veterans Affairs Commission is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair from 10 AM – 1PM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St, Bel Air. The fair will offer resources and activities for veterans and their families including VA claims and healthcare information, employment opportunities, a live therapy dog, and free lunch from Mission BBQ.  The fair will begin with a wreath-laying ceremony attended by County Executive Barry Glassman and Major General Randy Taylor, Commanding General of CECOM and Senior Commander of APG.  Also at the fair, Eisenhauer’s Chesapeake Harley-Davidson of Darlington will give away an XG500 motorcycle. For more information, click HERE

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Army Alliance Four Star Sponsors:

         Battelle,     Booz Allen Hamilton,    
KatzAbosch,    System Technologies, Inc.


 

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