September 22, 2023

Weapons Tests at Dahlgren Prompt Lawsuit by Environmental Groups

Weapons Tests Dahlgren

US Navy weapons testing at the Naval Surface Warfare Center at Dahlgren, VA, has sparked a lawsuit by two environmental groups. Environmentalists allege the tests don’t abide by the Clean Water Act.

Pax Pilots Aid Efforts to Collect Ocean Sciences Data

Ocean Sciences

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. US Navy squadron VXS-1 flies NP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft — a RC-12M King Air and a UV-18 Twin Otter — to help scientists collect data for airborne research, reports Seapower Magazine. The US Naval Research Laboratory’s Scientific Development Squadron One is based at NAS Pax River and logs more than 400 flight hours each year. NRL oceanographer Damien Josset, who participated in the…

Wait for the Military Vote Says Coalition

military vote

The military vote could determine the next president — after Election Day. Count Every Hero — part of the Military Vote Coalition — says many of this year’s military mail-in ballots may not arrive until after Election Day and could be a deciding factor in the outcome of the presidential election.

Jarboe Will Receive LSM Heritage Award

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Tom Jarboe will receive the Leadership Southern Maryland Heritage Award for Leadership on Oct. 28 at LSM’s 10th anniversary and Class of 2019 welcome celebration in Waldorf.

White House Objects to 2nd LCS in 2019

LCS littoral combat ships

As the Senate takes up the 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill, the White House has made clear it does not approve of a provision that calls for two littoral combat ships in 2019, one more than the Navy asked for in its budget.

Cover Letters – Make a Good First Impression

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Were YOU Talking to ME?

You saw the “who,” now it’s time to answer “So, is that ME?” of export control reform.

Still Space at St. Mary’s Chamber Showcase Seminars

Afternoon seminars demystify Internet marketing, present financing opportunities for start-up and business expansion and explain working with people who are different from you.

TSA, Inc. Debuts New Video Honoring Veterans

TSA employees represent a cross section of the armed services from all recent conflicts.

TSA Joins Effort to Hire Veterans into NAVAIR Jobs


The Patuxent River Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Council will meet next month.