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2014-04-01 08:22:15

Rating demonstrates PwC's experience in portfolio management capabilities, offering an objective system of prioritization for public sector clients NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced it has been recognized as a Vanguard firm in the Kennedy Vanguard(TM)[1] of the US Department of Defense (DoD) Consulting Providers report. According to Kennedy, PwC possesses "the requisite capability as well as the DoD consulting sector experience to provide notable competitive...

2014-03-31 23:21:48

The GSA’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program or better known as FedRAMP has approved the use of Amazon Web Services for cloud computing. Businesses that wish to become approved for government contracts and bid on DoD cloud computing awards are using US Federal Contractor Registration to become properly registered. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The GSA’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program or better known as FedRAMP has approved the use of Amazon...

2014-03-25 23:33:15

The 15th Annual S&ET Conference, "Leveraging the DoD Science and Technology Program to Create Future Warfighting Capabilities Through Rapid Prototyping and Emerging Concept Demonstration," will be held from April 8-10, 2014, at the College Park (MD) Marriott Hotel & Conference Center and will feature keynote addresses from Mr. Frank Kendall and The Honorable Patricia Falcone. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has...

2014-03-25 23:27:31

Ace Technology Partners/Ace Computers just announced that it is working with networking and cybersecurity leader Nexum, Inc. to provide one-stop shopping for NETCENTS 2 buyers. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ace Technology Partners/Ace Computers just announced that it is working with networking and cybersecurity leader Nexum, Inc. to provide one-stop shopping for NETCENTS 2 buyers. Ace Technology Partners CEO John Samborski said, “Nexum has an excellent reputation for providing...

2014-03-25 16:20:36

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LSINC, a full-service business consulting, communications strategies, and product development firm, has entered into a Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé agreement with Deloitte. The DoD-sanctioned agreement will position both organizations to jointly pursue large-scale federal and commercial projects throughout the U.S. The Mentor-Protégé relationship brings outstanding value to DoD, other federal agencies, and commercial...

2014-03-25 12:22:15

2,864 National Guard and Reserve members nominate employers for highest honor ARLINGTON, Va.­, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, received 2,864 nominations from Guardsmen and Reservists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense's highest recognition honoring employers that support employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Up...

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...

2014-03-20 23:03:41

BioFire Defense of Salt Lake City, Utah announced today that it was awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 BioFire Defense, LLC of Salt Lake City, UT announced today that it was awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense (DoD) after 12 months of competitive prototyping. The 8 year $240M biodefense...

2014-03-15 12:20:40

HEATHSVILLE, Va., March 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hickory Ground Solutions, LLC, based in Heathsville, Va., developed a curriculum for a six-month cyber engineering pilot course for the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. The course is designed to train those military and civilians who currently work in the fast changing cyber career field. By training cyber space engineers using this innovative methodology, more emphasis is placed on creative thinking,...

2014-03-14 16:20:10

Bill requiring 15% cut in civilian workforce is "irresponsible excuse at governing" WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed legislation that would slash the size of the Department of Defense's civilian workforce by 15 percent is an irresponsible scheme that actually would increase costs to taxpayers, the head of the largest federal employee union said. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "Rep. Ken Calvert of California claims to be a...


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2012-06-18 02:28:12

Symbol: ENIS Group: Monocot Family: Orchidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   EPBE2 Epidendrum belvederense Fawc. & Rendle   EPIST Epidendrum isochilum Rchb. f. var. tridens Rchb. f. Distribution: Encycliaisochila(Rchb. f.) D. Dod distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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