Past Events

The second annual Innovation Challenge at Dahlgren was held at the end of March 2023 to welcome high schools around the greater Fredericksburg area for a robotics competition.

Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA 7th) and Dr. John Burrow, Chairman, Fredericksburg Military Affairs Council.
 (Left to right) Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (VA-7th),  Cathy Binder, King George Board of Supervisors, Jennifer Clift, NAVSURFWARCEN Dahlgren, Tara Durant Delegate (VA 28th District), Captain Philip Mlynarski, Commanding Officer NSWC Dahlgren, Dr. John Burrow, Chairman Fredericksburg Military Affairs Council.

The MAC supported Innovation Challenge @ Dahlgren 2023 which expanded this year to include a College Competition in the area of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. This Challenge was held March 2-4, 2023 and fielded 10 Universities for the competition

n January 2023, the MAC, along with the Stafford County Development Authority and Thalhimer, supported An Installations Services and Systems Acquisition Perspective presentation with guest speaker Dr. Todd Calhoun,  Executive Director, Marine Corps Systems Command.

The MAC and the King George Economic Development Authority, organized and supported an Advanced Warfighting Capability through Hands-on Through RDT&E presentation on behalf of NSWCDD featuring Mr. Dale Sisson Jr, SES, NSWC Technical Director and Captain Phillip R. Mlynarski, Commanding Officer, NSWC in October 2022.

The MAC was a principal sponsor for the Dahlgren Inaugural High School Innovation Challenge in 2022