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2014-04-17 23:02:09

New $42-million hangar will improve the U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC's ability to research, develop, engineer, test and evaluate communications-electronics systems for Army aviation vehicles. JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Congressional representatives from New Jersey, U.S. Army senior executive service members and other military officials gathered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of a future Army research and...

2014-04-15 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "Nothing seems more distasteful to Army leaders these days than the notion of Congress creating a commission to take an outside look at how best to structure the force for 2020 and beyond. "At recent congressional hearings and to reporters, the Army chief of staff and vice chief of...

2014-04-15 12:21:06

The SRW-Applique turns the combat-proven HMS Rifleman radio into a cost-effective and adaptable network communication capability for vehicles. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems is one of four companies selected to provide the U.S. Army with the Soldier Radio Waveform-Applique (SRW-A), a vehicle-mounted radio product. General Dynamics' SRW-Applique combines a secure AN/PRC-154A Rifleman radio with a 20-watt AN/PRC-155 Manpack radio power...

2014-04-04 23:04:29

Mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that lawmakers must immediately begin an investigation into the possibility that the psychiatric drugs provided as treatment may actually be contributing to increased violence. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Violence and psychiatric drugs—a deadly formula America is becoming too intimately familiar with and, the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that...

2014-03-24 16:20:58

Bipartisan group raises important questions about financial and accounting pullout WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today thanked a bipartisan group of Indiana lawmakers for raising tough questions about the Army's plan to pull out of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and build its own financial and accounting office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO...

2014-03-24 12:20:38

Daylong festival to take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country's greatest institutions--the American flag and the U.S. Army! This year's newly renamed Stripes and Stars Festival will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at locations throughout Independence National Historical Park and Historic Philadelphia, including...

2014-03-21 16:20:51

ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), Product Manager, Power Projection Enablers (PdM P2E) has awarded a contract valued at $17.4 million to Binary Group to provide systems engineering, integrated logistics support (ILS), information assurance (IA), operations support, and program support services. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131021/PH00961LOGO Team Binary will support the Army to...

2014-03-20 12:21:20

Simplifying WIN-T Increment 2 network operations translates to improved system reliability so every soldier can focus on the mission at hand. TAUNTON, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 completed a developmental test at the Aberdeen Test Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The test, held in February, evaluated the effectiveness of recent system improvements to reduce complexity and improve the...

2014-03-20 08:35:08

- Company to provide professional and engineering support services to the Army Aviation & Missile Research Development & Engineering Center Software Engineering Directorate MCLEAN, Va., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) a follow-on task order to provide professional and engineering support services to the Army Aviation & Missile Research Development &...

2014-03-19 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The OSS Society: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140319/DC86737 At a ceremony held at the White House yesterday, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, to rectify past discrimination. We believe strongly that Fred Mayer, the real "inglourious basterd," who was nominated for the Medal of Honor in September 1945...


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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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