April172014

The Tides is Breaking out Their Spring Menu!

The Tides is Breaking out Their Spring Menu!

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Head Chef and General Manager Bobby Metcalfe is revamping the menu for spring, and nothing but the best, freshest local ingredients are making it into his creative creations!

The menu is not finalized yet, but you can count on seeing lots of locally bought produce, seafood and meats this spring. For regulars at The Tides, this spring brings in some new dishes to…

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Musica at HSMC on April 25

Musica at HSMC on April 25

Posted for Historic St. Mary’s City Leading EdgeSt. Maries Musica

On Friday, April 25, Historic St. Mary’s City will host local a cappella singers, St. Maries Musica for a free concert in the Brick Chapel of 1667.  Intricate harmonies of the musical program, Dance on May Heart, will be underscored by the marvelous acoustics of the Chapel.

Hear Loch Lomond, Cheek to Cheek, Rock Around the Clock, selections from…

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Semi-Annual Auction 4/25-26 at Flat Iron Farm

Semi-Annual Auction 4/25-26 at Flat Iron Farm

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J.G. Cochran, professional auctioneers since 1972, will be back at Flat Iron Farm April 25-26 for the semi-annual two-day regional equipment and truck auction.

As always, there will be nearly 30 acres laid out with auction fare, from vehicles and heavy equipment to bedding plants to home decor; there will be something for everyone to bring home.

Th…

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Morning Coffee: DoD Specifies Sequestration Cuts

Morning Coffee: DoD Specifies Sequestration Cuts

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The Pentagon specified which cuts to military forces, modernization and readinesswill be required of defense budgets at sequester-levels beyondFY15, according to the…

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April162014

Staying a Step Ahead of the DoD Budget

Staying a Step Ahead of the DoD Budget

Posted for The Patuxent Partnership Pax III Gene Townsend

Gene Townsend

DoD’s budget is shrinking, but other constraints drive  the issues facing local defense contractors, including the turning away of non-Navy work and changes to procurement metrics that emphasize lowest price for technical acceptability.

These were among the insider insights Pax Partnership board member Gene Townsend imparted last week to…

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STEM Students Soar in Flight-Simulator Class

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better flight academyThe Patuxent Partnership is pleased to announce that the Pax River Flight Academy is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year.

The Flight Academy, located at the Dr. James A. Forrest Technology and Career Center in Leonardtown, Maryland, uses a flight-simulator-based classroom. It combines the thrill of flight, aviation missions, game…

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Morning Coffee: DoD Contracting Down in March

Morning Coffee: DoD Contracting Down in March

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The Pentagon acquisition cutback continues with contracts falling 11 percent in Marchas the military slashes program spending, reports Bloomberg. The DoD announced 245…

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April152014

CSM Women + Math = Infinite Possibilities

CSM Women + Math = Infinite Possibilities

Posted for College of Southern Maryland Pax IIISTEM2

CSM Women + Math = Infinite Possibilities is a one-day event April 26 featuring workshops, presentations and discussions designed to inform young women on careers that rely heavily on math.

The keynote address will be given by Debra Salamon, the lead test engineer of the Marine Corps CH53K Heavy Lift Helicopter Integrated Test Team.

The event is…

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9th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum

9th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum

 The 9th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum, co-sponsored by The Patuxent Partnership and The Center for the Study of Democracy, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Wednesday, April 30, 2014 “Challenges for the U.S. and NATO in Promoting Middle East Stability and Security”

Recent political developments in the Middle East are certain to reshape future strategic relations between states in the region,…

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Morning Coffee: NAVAIR Head Seeks Contracting Reform

Morning Coffee: NAVAIR Head Seeks Contracting Reform

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NAVAIR commander, VADM David Dunaway, believes the Navy needs to make significant changes to acquisition of planes, helicopters and other aviation systems, according…

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