February 22, 2024

Noise Advisory for Pax, Webster Field

Webster Field

Communities surrounding Webster Outlying Field and NAS Patuxent River are advised that there will be an increase in aircraft flight activities associated with US Naval Test Pilot School training. This increase in aircraft activity will occur through March 8, 2024.

Pax River Noise Advisory Oct. 10-13

Communities surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place from 8am to 7pm Oct. 10-13, 2023.

Noise Advisory: UAS Flights Set at Webster Field

Communities surrounding Webster Outlying Field are advised that there will be weekend Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) test events scheduled to take place from 8:30am to 5pm August 19-20, 2023.

NAS Pax/Webster Field Gate Closures Aug. 4

Gate

Motorists can expect gate closures on Friday, August 4, 2023, at Naval Air Station Patuxent River and Webster Outlying Field.

June 13 Seminar: Hunt for St. Inigoes Fort

Inigoes

Join the St. Mary’s County Library on June 13, 2023, for a presentation, “The Hunt for St. Inigoes Fort,” on recent archaeological projects in and around Southern Maryland.

Still Time to Register for NAWCAD Hiring Event

Interested in a career with NAWCAD? The Patuxent Partnership reminds job seekers that the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Southern Maryland’s largest employer and the region’s largest source of STEM jobs, will hold a job fair to fill more than 100 mid-level positions.

Grants Awarded for County Conservation Efforts

Conservation

The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust received a grant for $852,262 for the Huntersville Rural Legacy Area, and Southern Maryland Resource Conservation and Development received a grant for $493,984 for the Mattapany Rural Legacy Area.

PA, WV Area Noise Advisory March 14-30

F-35B JSF over Pax River

Naval Air Station Pax River is alerting residents of the Letterkenny, PA, and Berkeley Springs, WV, area that nighttime flights are scheduled to take place in the vicinity of those communities from March 14 – March 30, 2022.

Navy to Give Update on PFAS Site Inspection

PFAS

Residents and other interested parties in the vicinity of NAS Patuxent River and Webster Outlying Field are invited to attend a virtual Restoration Advisory Board meeting for an update on the US Navy’s site inspection of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from 6 to 7 pm April 28, 2021.

Crozier Won’t Be Reinstated on USS Roosevelt

Crozier

Capt. Brett Crozier will not be reinstated as captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt nor will he receive any further punishment for his handling of the COVID-19 outbreak on the aircraft carrier.