September 16, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Thuot to Speak at Historical Society Meeting -

Thursday, September 16, 2021

NASA Seeks Student Tech Ideas -

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

They’re Going Retro in Piney Point -

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

1 Saturday, 9 Inspiring Speakers -

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Fire Scout prepares for CENTCOM deployment

The Navy’s Fire Scout Unmanned Air Vehicle system is about to begin its first land-based deployment to U.S. Central Command this month.

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Carrier JSF hooks up to Pax catapult

Navy F-35 flight test aircraft CF-1 approaches the TC-7 catapult at Naval Air Station Patuxent River March 22.

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Disneyland, Disney-Air and Disney-Sea

A couple folks are saying what Lexington Park needs is “a driver.” By this they mean something as big as Disneyland. Well, not necessarily that big, but big enough and snazzy and jazzy enough to get people to Lexington Park, stop there and spend money. Hmmmmm. How much bigger does a driver have to be than the Patuxent River Naval Air Station? Could a single community actually host two such extravagant tenants? Pax River NAS already pumps as much as $6.6 billion into Maryland’s economy (so say a bevy of Navy boosters) and drives 80 percent of the local economy….

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Fiscal 2010 Sexual Assault in the Military Report released

The Department of Defense today released the “Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military.”

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Searching for Lexington Park Leaders

St. Mary’s County government has launched another attempt to staunch and resolve declining property values and community interest in Lexington Park. Bless their souls, but zoning alone just isn’t going to do it.   The Lexington Park Leader – a new on-line magazine – committed to full revitalization of Lexington Park   To begin:       The Lexington Park Leader needs Lexington Park Leaders To open Monday’s morning post and direct that week’s content. Comments are monitored according to a strict civility policy. To build  a network of content: Report, post, map Lexington Park Master Plan Update process Link with content…

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UCAS-D completes successful first flight

An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration completed its first flight here today, an essential step in the Navy’s ground-breaking effort to design, develop and integrate an autonomous unmanned air system on an aircraft carrier.

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Navy Test Pilot Completes First F-35C Flight

On Feb. 11, the carrier variant of the F-35 (CF-1) flew for the first time with a Navy test pilot at the controls.

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Annual Naval Test Wing Atlantic awards highlight top performers

The Commander, Naval Test Wing Atlantic recently presented awards to the Test Pilot of the Year, Flight Test Engineer of the Year, Test Naval Flight Officer of the Year and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School Instructor of the year for 2010. The recipients were honored during a luncheon ceremony at the River’s Edge Conference Center at NAS Patuxent River. This year’s Test Pilot of the Year, Lt. Kimberly J. Riggle, said she was inspired to become a test pilot when she was attending a class at the University of Michigan. “Our guest speaker for that week was an Air Force…

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