March 26, 2019

Panel Highlights Accelerated Acquisition

Accelerated Acquisition

Accelerated Acquisition for defense contractors is the topic of a panel event on March 13, hosted by Sabre Systems and The Patuxent Partnership.

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CSM Event Will Introduce Engineering to Girls

A program at the College of Southern Maryland on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, will introduce young girls to the many career opportunities in the science and technology fields.

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Private Spacecraft Heads to the Moon


The first privately funded spacecraft is scheduled to launch Thursday from Florida to the moon. The aircraft is propelled by a Falcon rocket from Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX.

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A Day for Women’s Wellness

Women’s Wellness

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown will again host its annual Women’s Wellness Day on Feb. 23, 2019, celebrating the hospital’s dedication to the health of women in St. Mary’s County and the surrounding region.

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Fairness Act Focuses on Federal Pay

Fairness Act

Congress, led by House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, passed the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019 in early February, which aims to bring the 2019 cost-of-living adjustment for civilian federal employees in line with the cost-of-living adjustment given to members of the military.

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Navy Commissions Newest Warship

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 reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. The US Navy’s newest Independence-class littoral combat ship was commissioned Saturday, reports Navy Times. The LCS bears the name of Tulsa, Oklahoma’s second-largest city. Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, said that the US “will not stand idly by” if Turkey goes ahead with plans to purchase a Russian S-400 missile defense system, reports Military Times. British DefSec…

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Harman to Speak on Small Business

Small Business

Emily Harman, SES director of the Office of Small Business Programs, Department of the Navy, will be the featured speaker at an event observing Women’s History Month and hosted by The Patuxent Partnership. 

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Flutist Wright to Perform for Benny Morgan Series

Benny Morgan

Flute player Keith Wright will perform for the College of Southern Maryland’s Benny Morgan Series on Feb. 23, 2019, at 3 pm.

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Morning Coffee Off the Burner Today

Morning Coffee is off the burner today, but will be back percolating Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

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At CSM, Hear From Tech Transfer Experts

The SoMD Innovates! – Innovation Outreach Discovery Event will be held from 1 to 4 pm Feb. 21 at the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus.

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