The MTA played a significant role in securing Congressional funding for the construction of the Maritime Information Technology Center at the Carderock Division site in West Bethesda, Maryland.
Support of US Coast Guard Yard and associated entities
The MTA has supported the Carderock Laboratory's extensive outreach program to local schools in the region and has developed a motivational lecture for high school students to encourage careers in STEM fields.
As part of a Defense Industry Diversification Initiative sponsored by the Defense Department, the MTA has focused on leveraging military technologies developed by Maryland businesses for commercial sector opportunities
The organization is also promoting the "Lets Go Boys & Girls" program for K-8 students, which encourages hands-on learning.
The organization is also an active member of the Maryland Military Installation Council, which is chartered by the Governor of Maryland and chaired by the Maryland Department of Commerce.
The MTA sponsors key events, such as Congressional breakfasts, and keeps its members informed of key developments.
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