January 19, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Musical Comedy Takes Stage at Three Notch -

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Early Women of Architecture Visit Lexington Park -

Friday, January 17, 2020

County R&P Conducts Market Study -

Friday, January 10, 2020

Lex Park History to Anchor Pax Museum Exhibit -

Saturday, December 28, 2019

More Deployments as Tensions Remain High in Middle East

Deployments

Thousands more troops are preparing to be deployed to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran, since the killing of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in a recent airstrike near Baghdad.

Cyber Worker Shortage Still Plagues Army Combat Teams

Cyber Worker Shortage

A Defense Department inspector general reports says the most common personnel shortages plaguing the US Army’s active-duty brigade combat teams are cyber network defenders and electromagnetic spectrum managers.

Cybersecurity Experts to Gather at CyberMaryland

CyberMaryland

CyberMaryland 2019 will be held in Baltimore on December 5 and 6. The Patuxent Partnership is helping to publicize the event.

Shortage of Cybersecurity Workers Continues

Cybersecurity

A recent Cybersecurity Workforce Study finds there is a shortage of cybersecurity professionals around the world. In the US, a current cybersecurity workforce of more than 800,000 is nowhere close to the number of cybersecurity jobs needed to protect government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and small and mid-sized business.

Richard Spencer Out as Navy Secretary

NavSec Richard Spencer has been ousted from his post after his handling of the case of Navy SEAL Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, who was accused of war crimes. DefSec Mark Esper asked for Mr. Spencer’s resignation late Sunday.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Visits Annapolis

Queen Elizabeth

The HMS Queen Elizabeth visits Annapolis to host the 2019 Atlantic Future Forum of industry, military, and government to discuss artificial intelligence, robotics and big data.

Barrett Sworn In as Air Force Secretary

Barbara Barrett

New Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett was sworn in late last week. She is the 25th secretary of the service and the fourth woman to serve as the Air Force’s top civilian leader.

DoD: Contractors Self-Reported Waste Tally Is $200M

Contractors

The Defense Department’s inspector general says that contractors have returned more than $200 million to the US in the decade since it became mandatory to self-report potential fraud, waste, or abuse.

1st Female Pilot Chosen for Marines’ F-35C Program

Lt. Catherine Stark of Erie, PA, was recently the first female Marine selected to train and fly the F-35C.

Lt. Gen. Fick Takes Lead of F-35 Program

Fick

Air Force Lt. Gen. Eric Fick assumed the watch from VADM Mat Winter as the program executive officer for the F-35 program in a ceremony last week in Washington, DC.