September 16, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

St. Mary’s Camera Club Gears Up for Fair -

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Festival of Trees Seeking Sponsors -

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MedStar to Offer Acupuncture Talk, Demo -

Friday, September 6, 2019

Winners in 5th District Art & App Contests Honored -

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Old Munitions at Webster Field: Public Comment Sought

munitions

The window to provide comment on the Navy’s proposed Remedial Action Plan an old munitions site at Webster Field in St. Inigoes, MD, is currently open and will remain open through Oct. 5, 2019. A public meeting is scheduled Oct. 8, 2019.

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory Until Aug. 9

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place until Aug. 9, 2019, between the hours of 7:15 am to 10 pm.

SlackWater: Cedar Point Erased to Make Way for Base

Cedar Point

In the late 1930s and early ’40s, rumors had circulated that the military was interested in the Cedar Point peninsula in St. Mary’s County. But days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, government officials and surveyors began the process of condemning the land. The patchwork of farms and settlements would soon be smoothed over to make way for the Navy.

Pax River Environmental Review Begins

Five-Year Review

Every five years, Naval Air Station Patuxent River in St. Mary’s County is subject to review to ensure that it is effectively mitigating its environmental impact on the region. The latest environmental review is about to start.

Solid Curtain Exercise at Pax Jan. 29-Feb. 9

Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield

Naval installations in the National Capital Region will conduct Exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2018 from Jan. 29 to Feb. 9, 2018. NAS Patuxent River will participate in the annual exercise.

Aging Aircraft Forces Trips to the ‘Boneyard’

Lives for older aircraft are being stretched as waits have lengthened for delivery of the F-35 series.

McCain: Amp Up Defense Spending to Counter Threats

BRAC

Sen. John McCain says the US needs to spend much more on defense to counter rising threats worldwide.

Autonomous Tools Urgent Needs of Warfighter

RADM Mark Darrah

The warfighter needs solutions yesterday, tools that support mission autonomy are urgently sought.

Pax River NAS Earns PEP Flagship Award

Patuxent River Naval Air Station has been named the 2015 Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship award winner in the Large Shore category.

Warfighting Edge, Operator Safety UUV Priorities

PAX River provides perfect locale to showcase Unmanned Underwater Vehicles advances to minimize UUV operator and diver risks in a dark underwater world.