May 27, 2020

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May 19 Virtual Job Fair Adds Employers

virtual job fair

JobZone continues to add employers to its May 19 Virtual Job Fair with a Southern Maryland emphasis encompassing NAS Pax River and Andrews AFB. Job seekers area encouraged to register and upload your résumés now.

Canceled: Panel Topic: Women in the Defense Community

Join The Patuxent Partnership and the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of Women in Defense as they hear from local senior civilian, military, and industry leaders on their unique career journeys regarding the state of the country’s defense community.

DoD Offering Support During Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus

The Pentagon has identified military installations that can provide housing for quarantined passengers traveling to the US through 11 major airports screening for the coronavirus from China. The list includes Joint Base Anacostia for passengers traveling through Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

MUM-T’s the Word at Panels on AI, ANA

MUM-T’s the Word at an ANA panel hosted by The Patuxent Partnership on Sept. 19, 2019. The TPP ANA Panel, Manned plus Unmanned: Agile, Lethal, Effective, will be presented with the help of RADM Brian Corey.

Md. Native Nominated to Be USMC Commandant

USMC commandant

Maryland native Lt. Gen. David H. Berger has been nominated to serve as the 38th commandant of the US Marine Corps. The appointment is pending Senate confirmation.

Drones Change the Battlefield & Bases

drones

Drones are already changing the battlefield and impacting US strategy. Increased robotic controls of drones will likely also reduce the human footprint of counterinsurgency as the technology advances.

F-35A Tests Triple Its Expected Lifetime

F-35

The F-35A airframe tests are expected to double the life expectancy of 8,000h, but tests are showing 24,000h of service life for the stealth fighters.

Raptor, Not F-35, Deployed for Security Mission

F-22 Raptor

The F-22 Raptor has deployed to the Pacific as part of a theater security mission, swapping in for the Air Force’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

A New Nickname for the F-35A?

Nickname

The F-16 is called the Viper, the A-10 is the Warthog, the F-4 is the Rhino. It was just a matter of time before the F-35 Lightning II got a nickname.

Students Show Off Computer Skills

SMECO Computer Bowl 2017

The 28th annual Southern Maryland High School Computer Bowl was held March 4. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, the competition underscores the importance and value of computer skills for students who plan to become proficient in technical and industrial fields.