December 4, 2016

Sailors’ Personal Data Stolen

cyber command

The personal data of more than 130,000 sailors in a re-enlistment approval database was stolen from a contractor’s laptop. The Navy said that a computer supporting a Navy contract was “compromised,” and that the names and Social Security numbers of 134,386 current and former sailors were accessed by unknown persons.

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CSM Named Military Friendly for 3rd Year

Military Friendly

For the third year in a row, the College of Southern Maryland has earned the Military Friendly School designation from Victory Media. The designation recognizes schools that are top-tier educational institutions providing the best opportunities for military service members and their spouses.

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Garden in Lights Returns to AMG Dec. 2

Garden in Lights

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons has released its schedule for Annmarie Garden in Lights for the 2016 holiday season. The event runs from Dec. 2 until Jan. 1. However, the park will be closed Dec. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 24, and 25.

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What High-Tech Helmet Brings to Fleet


The advancements featured in the F-35’s Generation III helmet also have been undergoing testing while the F-35 Lightning II is in its shipboard phase on the USS America. The helmet’s ground-breaking technology equips the pilot with mission-critical information on the helmet’s visor, among other features.

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‘Annie Jr.’ Makes Its Way to St. Leonard

'Annie Jr.' in St. Leonard

New Direction Community Theater will present its annual kid’s holiday show, “Annie Jr.,” with an all-“no adults” cast at 7 pm Dec. 2 and 3 and 9 and 10 and 3 pm Dec. 3 and 4 and 10 and 11 at the Long Beach Community Center in St. Leonard.

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Math Circle Meets Dec. 10

Math Circle

The Southern Maryland Math Circle has kicked off its new season at the Lexington Park Library. The next session will be from 10 am to noon Saturday, Dec. 10. The library is at 21677 FDR Blvd. in Lexington Park.

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Nam Knights Make Donation to Sheriff’s Office

Nam Knights

Preliminary Breath Test instruments are in high demand for law enforcement agencies. The devices, used to quickly test alcohol consumption, are one of the most frequently used items in most agencies. In early November, the Nam Knights of America, Skipjack chapter donated a Preliminary Breath Test instrument to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

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Groups Help Habitat With Veteran’s Home


Local businesses and organizations came together to help Patuxent Habitat for Humanity make critical home repairs for a local US Navy veteran in Great Mills recently.

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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday


Nov. 29 is #GivingTuesday, and the Nonprofit Institute at College of Southern Maryland and Southern Maryland Gives are joining forces for a celebration of social impact.

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Exhibit Features Wide World of Pets

garden AMG

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons will host an exhibit — Fur, Feathers & Fins: Our Faithful Pets – through Jan. 29, 2017 in the museum’s newly opened Kay Daugherty Gallery.

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