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2014-08-19 23:13:14

Program helps connect students who are historically under-represented and under-served in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields succeed in STEM studies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 This summer, at a time when many of their peers are passing the time at home or otherwise just hanging out, more than 200 high school students across the country took advantage of a much more enlightening opportunity and perhaps received a glimpse of a potentially rewarding...

2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...

2014-08-06 23:07:05

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was competitively selected to supply the Army Mobile Instrumented Training System (AMITS) for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was competitively selected to supply the Army Mobile Instrumented Training System (AMITS) for the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation,...

2014-07-29 08:42:40

'Shifting Gears' equips transitioning soldiers with skills to become GM automotive technicians ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership...

2014-07-28 16:20:47

RESTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that Colonel Thomas G. "Tom" Fergusson, U.S. Army (Ret.), was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame at Fort Huachuca, Arizona during a ceremony on June 27, 2014. Before retiring from the Army and joining the defense industry in 1995, he served as a military intelligence officer for 30 years....

2014-07-27 23:02:47

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Wins US Army Contract to Support the Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) was awarded a contract by the US Army to support the service's Army Stationing and Installation Plan (ASIP) as the Prime Contractor. The contract was awarded by the Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Sam Houston to benefit the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for...

2014-07-25 20:20:29

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Army today awarded the final round of solar technology contracts that will support a $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). The U.S. Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, established the $7 billion MATOC primarily to use for Power...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.