b'Army Alliance - APG and Baltimore City in Maryland, and Chester, York and Lancaster Counties in Pennsylvania, New Castle County in Delaware, two metropolitan planning councils(Baltimore 20 YEARS OF ADVOCATING and Wilmington), the greater Baltimore Committee and the FOR ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND Economic Alliance if Greater Baltimore. The CSSC was formed to support a successful Base Realignment and Closure implementation at to Aberdeen Proving Ground. The CSSS serves as a communications clearinghouse and event coordination hub for information and activities to support a high quality of life in our growing The Army Alliance defense community.www.armyalliance.org Aberdeen Proving GroundThe Army Alliance is a non-profit civic organization Aberdeen Proving Ground is now one of the most diversified operating under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenuemilitary installations in the United States and the work that Code. Founded in 1999, the Army Alliances overarchingtakes place at this 72,000-acre complex touches almost objective is the well-being of the programs and organizationsevery aspect of U.S. military operations.Considered a of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG).megabase, APG serves as a national center for scienceThe Army Alliances overarching objective is the well-beingand technology.of the programs and organizations of Aberdeen ProvingFor much of its 100-year history, APG was known as a test Ground (APG). To date, the Army Alliance has secured overand evaluation facility for the Army and home to Ordnance $300 million for APG-related programs. troops.As a result of the Base Realignment and Closure Act The work of the Army Alliance is supported by sponsorsof 2005 and other factors, APG has evolved into a hub of from the business community and by grants from localresearch, development, test and evaluation activity for the agencies. joint services. Not only has the installation grown larger, its Through its presence in Northeastern Maryland, Annapolis,role among military bases changed.and Washington, D.C., the Army Alliance works to: 2019 ARMY ALLIANCE ANNUAL REPORT Maintain Aberdeen Proving Ground as a key nationalwww.armyalliance.org/DocumentCenter/View/432/2019-Army-Alliance-Annual-Reportdefense asset and an economic driver to Maryland andDelaware by supporting its organizations, programs, Aberdeen Proving Ground is Harford Countysand missions. largest employer with more than 16,000 civilian,Articulate Aberdeen Proving Grounds value to nationalmilitary and contractor employees. defense as a center of research, development, test, Workers at APG are responsible for numerous evaluation, and Acquisition. technical achievements in military intelligence, medical Help attract government and industry organizations toresearch, engineering, and computer technology. increase the regions economic viability APG contributes more than $400 million in payroll Act as a coordinating body for organizations, groups,and $500 million in contracts annually. clubs, and individuals who have interest in maintainingA $1 billion research and development resource, a healthy and stable Aberdeen Proving Ground.Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor (CSSC) and a key player in the nations homeland defense and international counter-terrorism efforts, APG is an The Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)economic and technology resource for the region.Contract # 5478 Furnace Bay Golfrepresents the counties of Harford, Cecil, Baltimore,Contract # 5484 Stepping Stone Museum2020 Military Appreciation Resource Book 2020 Military Appreciation Resource BookSteppingstone Farm Museum preserves and interprets therural heritage of Harford County.The museum demonstrates the rural arts and crafts of the1880-1920 period in Harford County.Family Owned & OperatedSenior Rates Grounds HoursOpen daily, 9am to sunsetLocated in historic Perryville MD, Furnace Bay Golf Course is an affordable 9-hole or 18-hole public facility. Museum HoursBentgrass from tee box to greens which compare to any in the area. Furnace Bay large open air pavilion Host your next event at Steppingstone! Saturdays & Sundays, 1-5 pmcan provide a full range of services. Our Clubhouse is open all year. Weddings, Meetings, Retreats, Parties Galas, Proms April through October79 Chesapeake View Rd., Perryville, Maryland 21903 MilitaryPolice 461 Quaker Bottom Rd., Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Phone: 410-939-2299Phone: (410) 642-6816 First Responders Preserving and interpreting the rural heritage of Harford Countywww.furnacebaygc.com Discounts www.steppingstonemuseum.orgAberdeen Proving Ground Military Appreciation Resource Magazine 21'