May 18, 2024

A Back-to-School Surprise for Carver ES

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum donated school supplies to George Washington Carver Elementary School in Lexington Park. The museum began the school supply drive at the beginning of the summer as a way to give back to the community.

Biden Wants All-Electric Military Vehicle Fleet

Electric

The Biden administration wants to require that the US military implement an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2030. The Department of Energy secretary says it can be done. A US senator says a fully electric military would be expensive and unreliable.

Economic Development Lesson for LSM

Economic Development LSM

The Leadership Southern Maryland Executive Program Class of 2023 met with regional economic development leaders recently to learn about the region’s economic and workforce development resources, opportunities, and challenges.

Nominations Due for TPP Member of Year

Member of Year

Nominations are open for The Patuxent Partnership Member of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations is today, April 5.

Navy Undersecretary Geurts to Retire

Geurts

James “Hondo” Geurts, who has been acting as the undersecretary of the Navy since February, announced he will retire from government service later this month.

Virtual Ceremony to Mark Pearl Harbor Remembrance

Pearl Harbor

The coronavirus pandemic will keep Pearl Harbor survivors from attending the 79th Commemorative Ceremony remembering those killed in the attack that launched the US into World War II. The ceremony today, Dec. 7, will be closed to the public, but will be live streamed starting at approximately 7:45 am.

Last of Block II Super Hornets Delivered

Super Hornets

The US Navy took delivery of the final Block II Super Hornet earlier this month, closing out a run of 322 one-seater F/A-18Es and 286 two-seater F/A-18Fs.

Crashed Japanese F-35 Reported Located

F-35

Although it was announced Monday that the Japanese-built F-35 that crashed into the Pacific last month had been found, the US Air Force continues to deny that it has been located.

Pax Partnership Seeks Member of Year Nominations

Pax Partnership Seeks Member of Year Nominations

The deadline is nearing to nominate an organization for The Patuxent Partnership’s Member of the Year award. Nominations are due Friday, March 29.

Nominate TPP Member of the Year

Member of the Year

Nominations are open for The Patuxent Partnership’s Member of the Year award.