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2013-07-30 12:20:15

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNC-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program (SSFP) recognized this year's class of graduates on July 26, 2013 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Brigadier General Kimberly Field, the Deputy Director of Strategy, Plans and Policy in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, Headquarters U.S. Army, culminated the classroom instruction with a keynote address and interactive session with the...

2012-12-03 08:20:23

RESTON, Va., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS International LLC (SOSi) today announced the addition of Lieutenant General (United States Army, Retired) Frank Helmick as the company's new Vice-President for Corporate Strategy. Lieutenant General (Ret.) Helmick joins the SOSi executive team at the company's operational headquarters in Reston, Virginia to lead the planning and execution of its growth strategy for the defense and national security sectors. (Photo:...

2011-11-10 09:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Patrick Dugan will speak at the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Front and Spruce streets, at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 11. Dugan has served on the bench since 2007 and sits as a jurist on the Philadelphia Veterans Court. A captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, he has seen service in Iraq in 2004 as a Civil Affairs sergeant and in Afghanistan in 2008 as a first lieutenant in the...

2011-07-14 07:30:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) through its Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction (CSER), continued its support of deploying units of the United States military when it recently conducted a governance and economics conference for the 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters as it prepares for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. The conference, held in Fayetteville, NC from July 11-13, was chaired by...

2010-07-19 13:01:00

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- US Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of private equity consolidator Ranger International Services Group, announces the promotion of Major General (ret.) Chuck Swannack to President & Chief Executive Officer. Swannack had previously served as the company's Chief Operating Officer. US Logistics is a government outsourcing contractor specialized in tactical vehicle overhauls and repairs, technical staffing, base logistics, and aircraft...

2010-04-12 14:15:00

AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. paratroopers here recently installed newly-donated off-road lights on their convoy escort vehicles. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100412/LA84862) Paratroopers from Company A, 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist), installed the lights, donated by Off-Road Adventures Magazine, on 15 of their Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. Mechanics from a sister company...

2010-02-28 23:01:00

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- US Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of private equity consolidator Ranger International Services Group, announces the appointment of Major General (US Army, retired) Chuck Swannack as its Chief Operating Officer. US Logistics is a government outsourcing contractor specialized in tactical vehicle overhauls and repairs, technical staffing, base logistics, and aircraft technical services. General Swannack retired from the US Army in 2005 after...

2008-07-08 12:00:49

By Graham Bardgett Although two hours late in its departure from Coventry, it touched down at 4.30pm -- its distinctive engine heard across the entire airfield. As depicted in the famous war film A Bridge Too Far the Dakota had flown paratroopers from 82nd Airborne Division of America into Holland. This same Dakota had also taken part in the Berlin airlift of 1948 as the Iron Curtain was being erected across Europe, the beginning of the Cold War. The Belfast Telegraph's own veteran...

2006-05-08 15:30:39

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon announced on Monday it was putting off next month's scheduled deployment of a Germany-based Army brigade to Iraq, as officials pondered a broader cut in the U.S. force in the second half of the year. The decision to keep the roughly 3,500 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade of the Army's 1st Infantry Division at their base in Schweinfurt, Germany, comes as Pentagon leaders work toward a decision in a few weeks on a blueprint for U.S. troop...

2006-02-25 13:40:43

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Seven paratroopers from the U.S. Army's elite 82nd Airborne Division have been charged with being paid to have sex that was filmed for a gay pornographic Web site, an Army spokesman said on Saturday. Three men will face court-martial on charges of sodomy, pandering and engaging in sex for money while being filmed, said Pfc. James Wilt, an 82nd Airborne spokesman. Having sex while being taped is illegal under the U.S. Military Code...