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2014-07-13 23:01:08

xG Technology Inc. won part of a $500 million Army contract. Their growth has not been as fast as hoped, but they are growing, says Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 xG Technology Inc has been chosen as a subcontractor as part of an Army contract worth roughly $500 million, according to the Herald Tribune, June 25. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers congratulations and comment. “Congratulations to xG Technology on this big win with the Army contract,”...

2014-07-09 23:13:59

Army plans to release an ERP in the next few months that will increase contract efficiency and network with over 280 different contracting websites. US Federal Contractor Registration is currently encouraging management system contractors to become properly registered in System for Award Management (SAM) and start a direct marketing campaign to procurement officers in charge of the ACWS solicitation. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Army is currently drafting a solicitation to...

2014-07-07 23:07:55

Straight-talking general brings disaster leadership experience to growing vet-led response group. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Team Rubicon, a disaster relief organization which unites the skills of military veterans with first responders, is pleased to welcome retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré to its board of advisors. Best known for his no-nonsense leadership of Joint Task Force Katrina in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Honoré retired in 2008, following 37 years...

2014-07-03 10:53:58

University of Michigan Health System Low back pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury most common reasons U.S. Army soldiers couldn't continue to serve Sixty percent of U.S. Army soldiers who were unable to return to a military career after an Iraq deployment couldn't do so because of a muscle, bone or joint injury and nearly half had a mental health diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Lower...

2014-07-01 16:22:21

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Future of the Australian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/future_australian_defense_industry_market_attractiveness_competitive_landscape_forecasts_2018_1.html SummaryThe Future of the Australian Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019...

2014-06-23 12:20:48

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first two-channel AN/PRC-155 Manpack radios ordered by the U.S. Army and built by General Dynamics C4 Systems (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and Rockwell Collins (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) are being delivered to the U.S. Army. The order, placed in January for 1,500 additional PRC-155 Manpack radios, is part of a Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract supporting the Army's fielding requirements. The last PRC-155 radio ordered by this LRIP will...

2014-06-18 23:10:19

ASM Research included in Solution Partner Network Totara LMS has received the U.S. Army’s Certificate of Networthiness, enabling the company’s learning management system software to be used with Army systems. Totara, a custom distribution learning management software designed to deliver the benefits and cost savings of open source software to government and corporate clients, will work with ASM Research, an Accenture Federal Services Company, on implementation for federal clients....

2014-06-13 23:06:24

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Takes A Moment To Salute The Army In Honor Of Its 239th Birthday McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) wishes its client of more than 30 years, the United States Army, a very happy birthday. On June 14th the Army celebrates its 239th anniversary. “VISTA’s support goes beyond the contract work that we deliver every year by a team dedicated to our Army client,” stated Rod Buck, VISTA’s President & CEO. “We show...

2014-06-12 12:21:04

FORT KNOX, Ky., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 20 year journey as a civilian emergency room doctor, one woman has found it was her enlistment in the U.S. Army Reserve and a recent deployment that has given her a newfound appreciation for advances in her field and the Army healthcare system as a whole. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140611/117049 Dr. Rachel Kaiser is the middle member of a third generation military family, spanning three different branches....

2014-05-28 08:39:04

Announcement highlights Meridian's continued expansion into the federal learning space HERNDON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning and performance technology provider, today announced that the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has implemented Meridian Global® for over 38,000 users worldwide. This announcement underscores Meridian's continued expansion in the federal market, providing solutions that focus on the role of...


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Patrick Forrester
2012-09-19 14:18:27

Patrick Forrester is a NASA astronaut and a retired United States Army officer. He was born Patrick Graham Forrester on March 31, 1957 in El Paso, Texas. He is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and attended West Springfield High School in Springfield, Virginia, where he graduated in 1975. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in applied sciences and engineering from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York in 1979. After his graduation, he was...

CreamerTim
2012-01-17 16:01:20

Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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