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Army Alliance Newsflash
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Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)

December 1, 2017


CHESAPEAKE SCIENCE & SECURITY CORRIDOR NAMED 2018 'GREAT AMERICAN DEFENSE COMMUNITY'

The Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) is one of five communities across the country named to the 2018 class of Great American Defense Communities, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) announced with USAA, the initiative’s official sponsor. CLICK HERE to read more about this prestigious national award.


IN THE NEWS


Pentagon weighs new requirements to secure military’s vulnerable power grid
 
Shutdown Countdown about to Start
 
The Army outlines 10 goals for new PNT technologies
 
China racing for AI military superiority over US, says report
 
Are we at cyberwar?
 
Applications for new VA ID cards are open

COMMUNITY SUPPORT NEEDED


UPDATE!  Deadline has been extended to December 1st!  Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,200 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.  Did you know that there are cemeteries at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG)?  The APG Community Spouses Club is leading the effort to ensure every veteran grave at APG has a wreath (first goal) and then they are working to ensure every grave will have a wreath (their reach goal, to honor all family members – 400 wreaths).  Deadline for wreath purchase is December 1, 2017.  Purchase a wreath for Northern/Aberdeen area at this LINK.   Purchase a wreath for Edgewood area at this LINK.  You can also volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on December 16, 2017, by clicking on those links.  If you prefer mailing in a donation, CLICK HERE for the hardcopy donation form.

EVENTS


The Northeastern Maryland Technology Council's (NMTC), “Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence”, will be held November 30, 2017, 12-4:30PM at Towson University in NE MD, Bel Air, MD.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  The military will now sense, reason and react faster than ever imagined.  Join us to see why seven of the brightest minds are both concerned about, inspired by and anticipate this disruptive technology as being beyond revolutionary.  Seven presentations, four hours, one panel discussion.  CLICK HERE TO SEE LIST OF PRESENTATIONS AND PRESENTERS.


Susquehanna Chapter, Military Officers Association of America, will hold their Professional Development Dinner Meeting at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Water's Edge Events Center, 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 21017.  Their Guest Speaker is Lt Gen Dana T Atkins, USAF (Ret), President and CEO, Military Officers Association of America.  Members and Guests will be $50.00 per person.  Click here to register by Monday, November 27, 2017.  For more information, contact Annie Brock, (443) 686-1484 or  president@susquehannamoaa.org


C4ISR Holiday Ball will be held Friday, December 1, 2017 at Top of the Bay, 30 Plumb Point Loop, APG, MD.  The Theme is “CELEBRATING THE TRUE MEANING OF THE HOLIDAYS, THROUGH THE LENS OF A SOLDIER.”  There will be cocktail hour (cash bar), dinner and dancing.  CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

The Gingerbread Ball will be held December 2nd, 2017 at the Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch NJ, in support of the Fisher House Foundation.  This event is similar to the APG Fisher House Gala and draws attendees from the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL) and the VA Technology Acquisition Center communities.  If you moved from New Jersey due to BRAC 2005, you may be interested in attending this event to network and socialize with former colleagues and friends.  Click here for more information.

University of Delaware is hosting an information session for Graduate Engineering at the University Center, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, MD  21001 on Tuesday December 5, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.  Drop in and hear about their extensive graduate engineering options to include certificate options as well as Master Degrees and PhD’s.  For more information, CLICK HERE.


This year marks the 60th anniversary of Harford Community College.  Join the celebration Saturday, March 10, 2018, 7:00 PM, at the APGFCU Arena! Proceeds benefit the Harford Community College Foundation and leave a lasting legacy for the next generation of HCC students.  Want to arrive in style? Purchase your sponsor package or tickets before January 1, 2018 for the chance to win event transportation for up to 10 in a stylish stretch limousine.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, music of The Klassix and valet service included.  CLICK HERE for information and tickets.


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