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2013-09-13 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees commends House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairman Bill Young and Ranking Member Pete Visclosky for expressing concerns in a Sept. 11 letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the Department of Defense's plan to arbitrarily reduce headquarters spending and staffing by 20%. Specifically, the veteran lawmakers urged the Pentagon to: 1. Scrap its planned arbitrary...

2013-09-09 23:19:38

Government Agencies & Military Can Rely on Netcom Learning for Training That Will Meet Training Needs & DOD Directive 8570.1 New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 NetCom Learning, the leader in information technology and business training, is dedicated to help Military, Federal, State and Local Government Agencies keep their employees current and certified in critical software by providing training programs including IT security and IT management. As the end of the fiscal year...

2013-09-09 20:20:11

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to a group of qualified wind technology contractors. The contractors qualified through this process will be able to compete for future wind renewable energy task orders issued under the MATOC by the Army or Department of Defense (DoD). The...

2013-09-04 08:32:23

-- Accuracy rate of mail order prescriptions: 99.997 percent ST. LOUIS, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), the Department of Defense (DoD) TRICARE® mail order pharmacy program cost the government and beneficiaries less money than retail pharmacies and is a safe, effective way to deliver prescription drugs, a new DoD Inspector General audit has found. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO) At the request of...

2013-08-27 23:18:19

Rapid Rivet to continue to utilize ODYSSEY's DoD commence platform Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 ODYSSEY, the leader in defense commerce solutions and the only Department of Defense (DoD) commerce solution provider delivering an integrated, cross-departmental workflow process in the cloud, announces that Rapid Rivet, a master stocking distributor supplying precision fasteners such as solid rivets and semi-tubular rivets to military, aerospace and commercial industries, is...

2013-08-27 20:20:26

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to a group of 22 qualified solar technology contractors. Solar is the second of four technologies being awarded under the $7 billion Renewable and Alternative Energy Power Production for DoD Installations MATOC. The first,...

2013-08-16 08:23:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is applauding an Executive Order that will have the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs create two joint research consortia for the study of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain...

2013-08-14 12:20:33

Leading Ballistic Manufacturer To Hire 250 to Support Production of the Army's New Lightweight Helmet HEBRON, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArmorSource, LLC (ArmorSource) today announced its award for the first delivery order of the Lightweight, Advanced Combat Helmet (LW ACH). The award is a two-year, $92,681,250 fixed price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The award marks a significant step in the Army's efforts to lighten the soldier's load, as this award...

first 3d printed rifle
2013-08-09 10:19:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Canadian man known only as “Matthew” has successfully used a 3D printer to make a rifle capable of firing 14 single rounds. A video that he posted on YouTube demonstrates the Grizzly 2.0 firing a total of 14 shots before a crack in the barrel finally stops it in its tracks. Matthew says they designed the Grizzly 2.0 from plans posted online by Cody Wilson, a Texas man and founder of Defense Distributed. Wilson was the first to...

2013-08-05 12:21:59

Leader to meet with furloughed workers at Selfridge Air National Guard Base HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The head of the American Federation of Government Employees will visit Selfridge Air National Guard Base on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to meet with furloughed employees. AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. will deliver a speech at the base in which he will discuss how sequestration and budget cuts harm federal workers and local economies and...


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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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