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2010-07-16 15:01:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TADF), an Aerospace/Defense Services contractor that offers air-combat training, aerial refueling, aircraft maintenance, disaster relief services, and other Aerospace/Defense services to the United States and Foreign militaries and agencies, is pleased to announce that it has hired Tom Robinson as its Director of Disaster Relief Services. Since 1995, Mr. Robinson has been the Chief...

2010-05-17 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark, a leading executive search firm serving the federal market, announces the success of this spring's invitation-only National Security Briefing (NSB). The event was co-founded three years ago by Benchmark and Kipps DeSanto, a leading federal M&A firm, and was co-sponsored this year by Holland & Knight, a multi-national law firm in federal contracting, mergers and acquisitions and compliance. The event attracted more than 150 of the...

2010-04-16 16:26:00

RALEIGH, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that today a federal grand jury returned a 15-count indictment charging four employees from Blackwater World-Wide. Included in the indictment are Gary Jackson, 52, former President; William Wheeler Mathews, Jr., 44, an attorney and former Executive Vice President and Vice President of Operations; Andrew Howell, 44, General Counsel; Ana Bundy, 45, former Vice President of Logistics and...

2010-04-14 04:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While many companies are holding off on hiring, Defenshield has seen significant requests for its ballistic protection equipment product line, and as a result has doubled its sales staff by hiring three additional account managers. "The requirement for protective equipment remains, and has increased substantially over the last year," said Collins White, President of Defenshield. "We are currently on track for a record year and in order to best meet...

2010-02-08 05:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH) announced today that it executed an agreement with a major European commodity supplier to fulfill its requirements to the Government of Iraq following successful negotiations of a major foodstuffs contract last month valued at more than $60 million. Defense Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DFSH that is licensed to operate in Iraq, will supply the foodstuffs through the Iraq...

2010-01-18 17:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Argyle Security, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ARGL) ("Argyle" or the "Company"), a service and solutions provider in the physical electronic security industry, today announced several management changes following an evaluation of the Company's operations. Sam Youngblood, the President of Argyle, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Youngblood was the founder of Argyle's ISI subsidiary and has over 30 years experience in serving the...

2009-12-15 12:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH) has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Business consulting category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) for its business development work for American firms in Iraq. The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that demonstrate what makes small...

2009-10-27 07:30:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (Amex: ADG) announced that its subsidiary, Mecar USA, has received ammunition contracts totaling $10.7 million. The largest contract is an ammunition services order to provide Non-Standard Ammunition for the security forces of Afghanistan. The first order of this contract is worth approximately $10.1 million, with the potential for subsequent orders over the next three years. Work on the first order will begin...

2009-10-13 09:23:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The executive director of The Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights alleges in a federal lawsuit filed today that Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) obtained hacked e-mails and sabotaged her organization's efforts to support pro-consumer legislation in Congress, according to The Gibson Law Firm. Kate Hanni, the executive director and founder of the coalition, which also is known as FlyersRights.org, sued the airline and Metron Aviation, Inc., of...

2009-06-02 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a judgment upholding the Navy's termination for default of a contract with McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics for the A-12 stealth attack aircraft, the Justice Department announced today. In 1988, the Navy awarded the $4 billion fixed-price contract for development of the A-12, which was to be a stealthy, carrier-based attack aircraft. The program encountered serious...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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