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2013-11-18 16:20:36

DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americas-based leading project management consultancy, Faithful+Gould (www.fgould.com), as part of the BTF Solutions joint venture, has been awarded a $43-million contract at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases for the replacement laboratory at Fort Detrick. BTF Solutions, a joint venture between Faithful+Gould and Balfour Resource Group, has been awarded the initial outfitting and transition (IO&T) contract of...

2013-10-23 23:01:35

Ho-Chunk, Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, is pleased to announce participation in a $99 million federal service contract through their government contracting division, All Native Group. Winnebago, NE (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Ho-Chunk, Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is pleased to announce participation in a $99 million federal service contract through their government contracting division, All...

2013-06-14 08:25:35

Army Col. Russell E. Coleman takes helm as the Joint Project Manager of MCS FORT DETRICK, Md., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD's) Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) hosted an activation ceremony for the Joint Project Manager Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM-MCS). Col. Russell E. Coleman assumed leadership as he was presented the Joint Project Manager Charter, co-signed by the...

2012-09-11 06:21:06

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $41.8 million task order by the U.S. Army Medical Research Materiel Command to provide support services for vaccine, drug and medical device development programs to the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity. This task order was awarded under the TRICARE Evaluation, Analysis and Management Support (TEAMS) contract vehicle and has a term...

2012-06-19 06:20:20

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Health Board will meet on June 25, 2012, in the Community Activities Center (Building 1529), Fort Detrick, Maryland. In accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act provisions, the afternoon session of the Board meeting is open to the public: 1:00 to 5:15 p.m., with one intermission. Members of the media may attend these sessions; those wishing to attend should advise Ms. Coates of their intention to be present and...

2012-06-08 06:20:15

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Health Board will meet June 25th in the Community Activities Center (Building 1529), Fort Detrick, Maryland. Briefings and discussions will take place in the afternoon from 1:00 to 5:15 p.m., with one intermission. These briefings will be open to the public in accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act provisions. Attendees should register via the Board's website in advance of the meeting (www.health.mil/dhb). FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 8, 2012 The...

2012-04-16 23:00:57

The Army Medical Command in conjunction with their Partnership Intermediate TEDCO, have begun an Open Innovation pilot with MMC Productions Inc of Chapel Hill to inform and encourage investors, companies and entrepreneurs to explore the USAMRMC´s extensive portfolio of available technologies. Fort Detrick, MD (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, has been on the forefront of medical discoveries for decades. There are many promising research...

2012-03-19 02:21:07

FREDERICK, Md., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kristen Renee Foundation and Fighting for Frederick (www.fightingforfrederick.org), on behalf of Kristen Renee White-Hernandez who lost her battle against an environmentally related brain cancer that is linked to her neighborhood, is making a plea to the public in getting 25,000 signatures for their online petition posted on the White House Petition Website "We the People" -- by March 31, 2012 -- a move they hope will get the...

2012-03-05 23:09:27

Two government-issued studies are unable to demonstrate whether people were harmed by groundwater contaminated with toxic pollutants from Area B of Fort Detrick, Md., says a new report by the National Research Council.  Furthermore, it is unlikely that additional studies could establish a link, because data on early exposures were not collected and cannot be obtained or reliably estimated now, the report notes. The committee that wrote the report was charged with reviewing two...

2012-01-31 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $66 million contract to stand up the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Replacement Laboratory at Fort Detrick, Md. Through the six-year contract, Lockheed Martin's Global Training and Logistics business will help transition essential personnel and equipment to the new facility, which includes nearly one-million...