May 25, 2018

Almaraz Is Regional Golden Gloves Champ

Phyllis Almaraz

Knowledge Boxing Center’s Phyllis Almaraz became a 2018 Golden Gloves Regional Champion in the 112-pound novice division in April.

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Pax & Forrest Center Plant Rotary Trees

A community effort involving NAS Pax River, the Forrest Center’s natural resources students, and Lexington Park Rotary added 20 new cherry trees to the Lexington Park ArtsPark, home of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Torpedoes Remembered in Piney Point: Message From the Captain

torpedoes

It wasn’t only Cedar Point, Jarboesville, and the Patuxent River that were changed by the arrival of the US Navy. Piney Point, St. George Island, and the waterways from whence originates Message From the Captain, were where the Navy tested its torpedoes during World War II.

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Innovation in Naval Aviation Needed Now

innovation in naval aviation

Naval aviation leaders at last month’s Pax Partnership and ANA briefing describe an immediate and imperative need for innovation in Navy aviation research, engineering, development, and test.

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SlackWater: Cedar Point Erased to Make Way for Base

Cedar Point

In the late 1930s and early ’40s, rumors had circulated that the military was interested in the Cedar Point peninsula in St. Mary’s County. But days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, government officials and surveyors began the process of condemning the land. The patchwork of farms and settlements would soon be smoothed over to make way for the Navy.

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Is Autonomy the New Cyber?

Autonomy

Join The Patuxent Partnership on May 30, 2018, for a program titled “Unmanned Systems in Every Domain: Is Autonomy the New Cyber?” Panels will offer expert advice on whether autonomous programs will be replacing cyber as the newest innovation in technology and defense.

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TPP, SMCM & Indian Head Form Educational Partnership

The Patuxent Partnership, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland form an STEM educational partnership to advance scientific research and foster academic.

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Lex Park to Lose USDA Home Loan Eligibility

usda home loan

USDA is shrinking the eligibility area around Lexington Park, MD, for rural home loan as of June 4. Loans committed before that date can be applied to current eligibility areas, which include many top Lexington Park neighborhoods.

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TPP Fosters Collaboration at SoMd Bases

collaboration

The Patuxent Partnership drew a large local crowd to its March 2018 briefing on collaboration at SoMd bases, Pax River, Indian Head, and Dahlgren at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in Hollywood, MD.

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The Birds Are Back! Ospreys Return!

ospreys return

The ospreys return, ahead of St. Patrick’s Day as usual, warming water and air are drawing others birds back to their Chesapeake summering grounds and preparing the tributaries for the return of the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab.

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