November 29, 2023

Pax River Has a Banner Building Year

NAS Pax River aerial view

Pax River completed a $10 million, two-story addition to the Atlantic Test Range headquarters and a $46 million second aircraft prototyping facility. The base was also awarded $41 million to add more housing this year and $67 million to design a new medical and dental clinic.

Pax River Environmental Review Begins

project seawall

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.

Is Trump’s F-35 a Mistake or Deal Maker?


Industry analysts are trying to calibrate the F-35’s future from Trump’s F-35 tweets that it’s cost is ‘out of control’ and word of a multi-year block buy if Lockheed does not protest a buy of F/A-18s from Boeing.

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.

Blue Angels Prep for 2016 Air Show

Blue Angels

The Blue Angels are already getting set for next year’s Air Show at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and one of them is visiting St. Mary’s County.

Preparing for the Worst, Keeping Pax Safe

During the two-week Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield training exercise, Pax River and St. Mary’s emergency personnel respond to a mock active shooter threat.

Open Your Home for Operation Homeport

Pax River’s new program, Operation Homeport, helps create a home away from home for junior sailors assigned to the area.

Decompress After Work at PAX Museum Nov. 14

Eject from your work station to the PAX Museum for Decompression Night Nov. 14. See ejection seat exhibit, Appetizers, wine, beer. 301-863-1900.

Pentagon & Congress Must Cooperate to Survive

If the Pentagon is to survive sequestration, Defense Dept. and Congress must work together: SecDef Chuck Hagel.

Bohanan Brings University Catalyst to SoMd

State and regional leaders credit Del. John Bohanan with enabling a technological renaissance, just in time to save the region’s prosperity.