February 2, 2023

Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain Feb. 6-17 at Pax

Citadel Shield

NAS Patuxent River is preparing for the Navywide Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain. The service’s annual anti-terrorism, force protection exercise will take place from February 6-17, 2023.

Aviation Catapults Topic of Library Program


Join the St. Mary’s County Library for a “Cold War Era Aviation Catapults at NAS Patuxent River” Zoom program from 7 to 8pm Monday, January 30, 2023.

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: World War II Transforms So. Md.


SlackWater tells the story of how Southern Maryland, in particular St. Mary’s County, was transformed after the advent of World War II — from an isolated agricultural community to a newly shaped culture, one that reflected the social and economic changes of a larger nation.

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

Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain

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.

Boeing Succeeds with Derivative Aircraft

Boeing’s ubiquitous commercial jets form the basis of military aircraft versatility and efficiency.

How Should PAX Area Land Be Used?

The Southern Maryland region workshop to get public input on land use around NAS PAX is 7-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30.