Army Alliance Newsflash
Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)
August 5, 2020
IN THE NEWS:
Army Adds Element of Surprise to Technology Search
US Army’s latest AI system lets humans and robots have conversations
AFRICOM ordered to plan move out of Germany, latest pullout from key European ally
Trump Administration Issues Guidance on Overhauling Federal Hiring to Emphasize Skills Over Degrees
CMMC Requirements Aim to Fill the Cyber Gaps
Soldiers tout new network tool as a ‘game changer’
ARMY ALLIANCE VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING
UPDATED: Senator Ben Cardin is our guest speaker.
In lieu of the Army Alliance Annual Dinner Meeting, join the Army Alliance via WebEx at noon to 1pm on August 31, 2020 for a Virtual Annual Meeting. The meeting includes a welcome from MG Mitchell Kilgo, APG; a status of APG legislative initiatives; a Washington D.C. update from Senator Ben Cardin; and the Army Alliance Board elections. There is no fee to participate, but you need to pre-register HERE by August 28, 2020.
NEW RESOURCE TO HELP YOU TO NAVIGATE DOING BUSINESS WITH APG! Click HERE to see the online version of "Alphabet Suit." The booklet includes a step-by-step instruction on how to do business with APG, common acronyms and definitions, military courtesies, and much more! The booklet was a collaborative effort by the Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development and the Army Alliance.
APG COMMON ACCESS CARD (CAC)
APG continues to see an influx in CAC/ID card customers. To protect the force and stop the spread of the virus, please call ahead and schedule an appointment at 410-306-2348 rather than walking in. While current appointments are booked through September, current ID cards have been extended until 30 September. The office will handle emergencies, such as PIN resets and expired cards, on a case-by-case basis. APG continues to balance CAC requirements for new civilian employees and contractors with appointments already scheduled.
Harford County Chamber of Commerce presents the 43rd Annual Military Appreciation Event on August 6, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM. This virtual event features BG Birckhead, Maryland Army National Guard; and John J. Resta, Acting Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Health, Office of the Surgeon General and U.S. Army MEDCOM. Click HERE to register!
NMTC Virtual Water Cooler will be held August 6, 4-5PM. The topic is “Pivot Your Business, From Old (B4 Covid),To New Normal.” COVID-19 has forced businesses to suddenly change their business models. "Pivoting” is that critical skill helping businesses to survive and grow. Additional focus on how government contractors can stay competitive. The first 15-20 minutes covers the HOT Cooler topic, the remainder of the cooler hour we ask questions, get answers, solve problems. Register HERE for this free event
NMTC Virtual TechKey will be held August 19, 8-9AM.” The topic is “VR (Virtual Reality) 4 WORK.” VR originated in gaming but has now accelerated more efficient ways to work. Rick Casteel, Director of Information Technology, U of MD, Upper Chesapeake Health, shows how VR changes work. Register HERE for this free event. TechKey Talks explain technologies and processes that perplex, frustrate, or confuse. NMTC draws upon their network of experts to share their tips & shortcuts to help you master your world.
The 1st Annual “Monument to Monument Run to Honor!” will be held August 29, 2020 at 9am on APG. This 5k Run/Walk is to recognize and honor our Fallen Service Members and their surviving Family members. To sign up CLICK HERE. The run is capped at 500 so be sure to register soon!
Aberdeen Proving Ground 2020 Installation Guide – E-edition Link
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: