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    New Job in MD...looking for info.

    I just got offered a job with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in SE Maryland (about 65 miles from DC). If anybody knows anything about the area please share.

    Now I just need GMac to schedule a home and home with the Terps or UVA!



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    send flagguy a PM, he lives in Maryland I believe.


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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    I am active duty Navy and just moved from Virginia Beach. My family and I liked the Virginia Beach area, lots of great stuff to do including the beaches, the mountains, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Jamestown and all the stuff in DC. The negative stuff includes expensive housing (to rent or buy) and terrible traffic throughout the summer. Good luck to you...


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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    send flagguy a PM, he lives in Maryland I believe.
    That's who I was thinking of. This question has his name all over it.


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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by sclotz View Post
    I am active duty Navy and just moved from Virginia Beach. My family and I liked the Virginia Beach area, lots of great stuff to do including the beaches, the mountains, Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Jamestown and all the stuff in DC. The negative stuff includes expensive housing (to rent or buy) and terrible traffic throughout the summer. Good luck to you...
    Unfortunately for him though, Patuxent isn't the same as Virginia Beach as they are nowhere near each other.



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    But your keeping the house in Ankeny Right? How many of my neighbors are moving out first link now you. Your making the block become more Hawkeyes. But Really congrats Nick hope you Nicky and the lil one like the east coast.



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Terps basketball is a great venue.



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNick View Post
    I just got offered a job with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in SE Maryland (about 65 miles from DC). If anybody knows anything about the area please share.

    Now I just need GMac to schedule a home and home with the Terps or UVA!
    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    send flagguy a PM, he lives in Maryland I believe.
    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    That's who I was thinking of. This question has his name all over it.
    Flag Guy works at Pax River, and spent some if his childhood in that area, as well. Should be able to tell you whatever you need.

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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by ragaller View Post
    But your keeping the house in Ankeny Right? How many of my neighbors are moving out first link now you. Your making the block become more Hawkeyes. But Really congrats Nick hope you Nicky and the lil one like the east coast.

    Yeah, I got the email yesterday afternoon. So much for their decision taking 2 weeks. I'll find out Monday when I start.



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    I don't think we're playing the Terps in basketball anytime soon (nice as that'd be) but we've got a football game in Annapolis with the Navy in 8 or 9 years...


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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    I don't think we're playing the Terps in basketball anytime soon (nice as that'd be) but we've got a football game in Annapolis with the Navy in 8 or 9 years...
    I'll be in touch! Where's the the Cyclone bar in Lexington Park?



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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNick View Post
    I'll be in touch! Where's the the Cyclone bar in Lexington Park?


    Pulse can tell you for the Iowa game I headed up to Crystal City, Virgina to catch a Cyclone crowd.

    I am pretty sure I'm not the only Cyclone down here, but I don't actually know of any, so I headed up to the Washington DC area (closest Alumni Association group)

    That said, there is a Damon's Sports bar down here. If we're on TV there is a chance of getting them to put the game on if we call midway through the week and atleast say we'll have a group coming to watch... but there are some bigger crowds down here (Florida, Virginia Tech, Maryland, etc) so some days that is a little harder than others


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    Re: New Job in MD...looking for info.

    Eat a lot of Blue Crab. Man I envy you.



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