September 24, 2018

Lawmakers Want Large-Scale DoD Cyber Exercise

DoD cyber exercise

Congress is requiring the Department of Defense to conduct a large-scale exercise gaming response to a national cyber incident.

F-35s, F-16s Boost Foreign Military Sales

F-35

The US is expected to deliver $61.4 billion in foreign military sales by the end of the fiscal year, compared to $41.9 billion last year. Some of the big ticket pending sales include 34 F-35s to Belgium for $6.5 billion, 14 F-16s to Slovakia at a cost of $2.9 billion, and six C-130 aircraft to Germany at a cost of $1.4 billion.

Pentagon Hiring More Civilian Workers

Pentagon

The Pentagon is hiring more civilian employees to support expanding investments in cyber, intelligence, engineering, shipbuilding, and logistics.

Engineering Club Checks Out NAVAIR, NASA

Engineering Club

College of Southern Maryland’s Engineering Club took a trip from the La Plata Campus to Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt in February, getting a glimpse of possible career opportunities.

Engineer Like a Girl Makes a Difference

Engineer Like a Girl

For three years now, College of Southern Maryland has offered Engineer Like a Girl, a week-long summer program with a goal of inspiring the next generation of female engineers. 

RADM Gordon Peters New Boss at NAVAIR

RADM Gordon Peters will be the new boss of Naval Air Systems Command. He replaces VADM Paul Grosklags as the top officer at NAVAIR. Also at NAVAIR, RADM Brian Corey will replace RADM Mark Darrah as the program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons.

Engineering Students Donate to CSM

Engineering Students

Engineering students at the University of Maryland, who got their start at the College of Southern Maryland, have turned recent successes into a donation to their alma mater. 

Scrambling to Avoid Gov’t Shutdown

shutdown 2017

Congress is scrambling to avoid a government shutdown. Republicans push for a short-term funding measure.

Afghanistan Solutions Still Evade US

Afghanistan

After 16 years in Afghanistan, the US still has no strategy for winning or exiting this war. And that’s the opinion of the military, the administration, and congress.

CSM, Partners Create Student Pathway

Student Pathway

College of Southern Maryland is dedicated to serving both students and the local workforce, and recently signed an agreement with several partners in the community that is designed to focus the partners on preparing local business students for contracting work at NAVAIR at NAS Patuxent River.