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2014-10-28 23:14:13

US Federal Contractor Registration reports about a Department of the Army EAGLE program pre-solicitation posted in October 2014 on FedBizOpps (FBO) in Illinois. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Government agencies will post different types of solicitations on FedBizOpps (FBO) that are designed to attract businesses that qualify for specific federal set-asides. Federal Set-Asides are government programs which ‘set-aside’ government contracts for properly registered small...

2014-10-28 16:21:30

Soldiers prepared for careers as automotive technicians FORT HOOD, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the successful graduation of the first Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program class. Created as a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, the program provides and empowers transitioning soldiers with the skills required to secure careers as GM service...

2014-10-27 12:21:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its C4ISR group has been awarded a contract by the Army Contacting Command in Picatinny, NJ to provide engineering services for electronic testing, measurement and diagnosis under a U.S. Army indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with a maximum value of $249.9 million. The company is one of six defense contractors that will share tasks assigned by...

2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and...

2014-10-17 20:21:53

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending her childhood following her father to different military installations, Col. Christensen Hsu decided to join the Armed Forces herself after earning a Doctorate degree in Dentistry from the New York College of Dentistry in 1997. Today she practices as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the U.S. Army Dental Corps, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Hsu served four years on active duty and...

2014-10-15 23:03:03

Programs offer savings bonds, scholarships for winners Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) announced today that two of its competition programs—eCYBERMISSION and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) are now open for registration. Both competitions offer students the opportunity to present original research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). eCYBERMISSION is a free online learning competition...

2014-10-15 12:21:07

Spanning thousands of miles, the MUOS satellite and PRC-155 Manpack radio test validates a priority capability for the U.S. Army's global tactical network. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems successfully completed a series of radio-call tests using the AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios and the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications (SATCOM) system to connect General Dynamics' personnel located at Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort...

2014-10-15 12:20:51

TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems' tactical radios, cyber-defense products, mission command capabilities and communications network systems are now on the ground at Fort Bliss, Texas and White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 will combine with these and other mission command and control capabilities for the U.S. Army's upcoming Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1 that takes place...

2014-10-13 08:21:50

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC - a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) - has successfully completed testing of its second HPW3000 engine as part of the Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate's (AATD) Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) Science and Technology program. ATEC intends to offer the HPW3000 as...

2014-10-07 23:01:00

ARMYmobile, a Defense Mobile service, participates in the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler as a Major Sponsor on Oct. 12th Westport, Conn. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Defense Mobile, a new 4G mobile service exclusively for veterans, military service members, and their families, is proud to be a major sponsor of the 30th annual Army Ten-Miler. The race raises money for family support and recreation services for military personnel. Defense Mobile provides mobile service under iconic branch-specific...


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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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