September 11, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Flutist Mitchell to Perform at St. George’s -

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Newtowne Players’ 18th Season Begins -

Friday, September 10, 2021

Join in the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 -

Monday, September 6, 2021

Feed St. Mary’s Planning Food Festival -

Monday, September 6, 2021

Cricchi New NAWCAD Executive Director

Cricchi

Stephen E. Cricchi is the new civilian executive director at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Patuxent River, MD, headquarters.

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Somerville New VX-23 Commander

Somerville

CAPT Elizabeth “Lizard” Somerville took command of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 during a change of command ceremony at NAS Patuxent River.

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At Pax, Another Development Test Flight First

test flight

The US Marine Corps’ newest Intrepid Tiger II electronic warfare capability flew for the first time on an MV-22B Osprey earlier this month.

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Retired Blue Angel Makes Way to Museum

Blue Angel

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a Blue Angel aircraft to its flight line.

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Fabric Artist’s Work Featured at Lex Park Library

Library

A new exhibit featuring fabric artist Andi Cullins is set to open Monday, June 7, at the Lexington Park Library art gallery.

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Pax Completes F/A-18, AARGM-ER Flight

AARGM-ER F/A-18

The US Navy completed an Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER) captive carry flight on an F/A-18 Super Hornet on April 22 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in support of the first live fire event this spring.

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Noise Advisory for Practice Landings May 19-20

Night Flights

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place May 19, 2021, from noon-3 pm and May 20, 2021, from 8:30 to 11:30 pm.

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Production Can Start on Tactical Combat Training System

Tactical Combat

The Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office received Milestone C approval for its next-generation air combat training system, the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II.

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Comment Sought on Navy’s Draft EIS

Draft

The US Navy has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement evaluating the potential environmental effects of continuing to conduct military testing and training activities within the Patuxent River Complex.

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MQ-8B Drone Crashes Upon Deployment

An MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV crashed upon deployment into the littoral combat ship USS Charleston and fell into the sea. It was not recovered.

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