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2011-07-05 10:22:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. has appointed Dale Luddeke the company's chief growth officer, reporting to David Langstaff, president and chief executive officer. In this new position, Luddeke will lead TASC's business development function and play a key role in TASC's merger and acquisition strategy and research and development investments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Over the course of his 30-year career, Dale has worked at...

2011-06-02 10:32:00

FAIRFAX, Va., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Analytic Information Technology Services (GAITS) announces that it has appointed Harry C. Thornsvard as President and Chief Operating Officer for the corporation. Mr. Thornsvard comes to GAITS from TranTech where he served as the company's Chief Operating Officer. With GAITS, Mr. Thornsvard will oversee all of the company's operations and business development activities. Mr. Thornsvard brings the strategy, vision, and operational excellence...

2011-02-14 14:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McKean Defense Group, LLC today announced it was awarded an unrestricted single award cost-plus task order to support the newly formed U.S. Navy Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) organization. The contract is valued at $89 million, with a period of performance totaling five years. Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract. SURFMEPP is responsible for providing a comprehensive life cycle management plan for...

2010-11-20 00:00:48

Allied Technology Group, Inc. announces the appointment of Eric P. Whittleton as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 The Allied Technology Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eric P. Whittleton as President and Chief Executive Officer. As Allied Technology Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Whittleton will provide leadership to continue Allied Technology Group's growth as a respected supplier of...

2010-08-06 10:30:00

15 Member Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of the Army and its Burial Record Keeping Needs HERNDON, Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of the Army has accepted in principle the organization's pro bono offer to provide assistance in the assessment of the information technology requirements to rectify the unacceptable state of the records at Arlington National Cemetery. This effort...

2010-07-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 72 Iraqi citizens who allege they were tortured while imprisoned at detention facilities across Iraq can continue with their lawsuit against military contractor L-3 Services, Inc. and a former employee, a federal judge in Maryland ruled Thursday. In a 92-page opinion, U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte denied the defendants' motions to dismiss the Iraqis' federal and state court claims. He wrote, "On the facts alleged, Defendants'...

2009-12-22 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Charles R. Gallaway, former Acting Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as Vice President to support initiatives in CACI's national security strategies. Dr. Gallaway joins CACI after leading a wide variety of programs to develop, deploy, and enhance global detection capabilities with the DHS. In his new...

2009-12-17 10:01:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a $24 million task order to provide engineering, logistics, business, and program support services for C4ISR programs under the purview of the Force Modernization Division, of the Directorate for Readiness, Logistics Readiness Center, Communications-Electronics Lifecycle Management Command at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. The contract, for one base year, and one option...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'