July 24, 2014

X-47B Precursor to Larger UCLASS Fleet

Conceptual rendering of an X-47B unmanned attack plane on an aircraft carrier.

The Northrop Grumman X-47B’s future is unclear and a debate about just how much strike capability UCLASS aircraft should provide is still underway.

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Mission of Mercy: Another Huge Success

Mission of Mercy '14 - NS

Mission of Mercy returned to Southern Maryland last week and set up a full dental services at North Point High School in Charles County, MD.

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Lumbar Pain Management Close to Home


If you think you are a candidate for epidural steroid injections, talk to your doctor. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital offers the Imaging technology for the procedure

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No Green JellyBeanz Wrap-up CSM Twilight Series

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More than just a cover band. NGJB offers music from Pink Floyd and the Beatles to Bon Jovi and Pat Benatar and into the hits by Blink-182, Third Eye Blind, Gin Blossoms & Green Day.

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Collaborative Summer Public Art Project

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Take part in a fun and engaging public art project created by local Southern Maryland Artist Lauren Feusahrens.

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Flea Market Weekend at Maryland Antique Center

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July 19-20, the monthly Flea Market returns to Maryland Antique Center, held the third weekend of each month on the banks of McIntosh Run — hundreds of antiques, collectibles, and the unusual along the stream.

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JobZone NAS Pax River Job Fair – Aug. 19

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Companies and job seekers can now register for the JobZone NAS Patuxent River Job Fair Aug. 19, 3 – 7 pm at the Bay District firehouse, Lexington Park, MD.

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MD 4 Merge Lane Restricted July 20

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To address long queues on MD Rt. 235, the Maryland State Highway Administration is extending the MD 4 northbound merge lane just north of its intersection with MD 235. The MD 4 Merge Lane will close during the construction.

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Topping off Pax River Naval Air Museum

Photo by George Hurlburt

This week the final steel beam was fitted into place as the structure of the Pax River Naval Air Museum finally makes its mark upon the landscape.

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Senate Appropriations Panel Giveth and Taketh Away

US Capitol

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the Leader’s owners or staff. A Senate panel on Tuesday approved nearly $550 billion in military spending as part of a bill that would keep alive weapon systems the Pentagon wanted to retire, Navy Times reports. The chamber’s Appropriations Defense subcommittee unanimously approved legislation that would give the Pentagon $489.6 billion in base spending and $58.3 billion in war funding. It would block a long list of weapon…

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